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Update: Murder Suspect Arrested

On August 6, 2019, the Kern County Sheriff's Office received information that murder suspect 27-year-old Esteban Briseno may be in the area of Barstow, California. 

Press Release/Photo : KCSO

With the assistance of the Barstow Police Department, Briseno was taken into custody without incident. Briseno has been booked into the Kern County Jail pending criminal proceedings for murder.

On April 14, 2018, the Kern County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into the death of 31-year-old Kyle Ramirez in Rosamond. Jaime Briseno Perez was arrested at the crime scene and charged with murder. He remains in custody pending court proceedings. Through the continued investigation, an additional suspect, 27-year-old Esteban Briseno, was identified. On July 30, 2019, KCSO requested the public’s help locating the suspect. Anyone with information can contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661)861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661)322-4040 

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