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The cause and manner of a man's death who was found in a water canal in southeast Bakersfield in June could not be determined by the Kern County Coroner's Office.

Javier Vega, 44, of Bakersfield was found deceased June 21 at the 4200 block of South Fairfax Road. The Kern County Sheriff's Office ruled his death suspicious. 

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 322-4040.

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