The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was found dead in a canal on Truxtun Avenue on Tuesday.

Jairo Ulices Cordero, 27, of Los Angeles, was found at the 4100 block of Truxtun Avenue at approximately 1:37 p.m., by the Bakersfield Police Department, according to a report by the Sheriff’s Office.

An autopsy was performed, but the cause and manner of death are still pending.

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