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Coroner: Wasco man dies of stab wounds

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The Kern County coroner's office on Tuesday said a Wasco man died of multiple stab wounds on Sept. 20 and his death is a homicide.

Javier Guadalupe Martinez, 23, was stabbed at 1:47 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 2600 block of Spruce Avenue in Wasco, and was taken to Kern Medical, where he died the next day, the coroner's office reported.

A suspect was arrested; anyone with information about the case can call the KCSO at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.