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Cold Cases 1990 - 1999

Jessica Martinez

HOMICIDE CASE # 1990-17769
VICTIM: Jessica Martinez
OCCURRED: Thursday, May 10, 1990

On May 10, 1990, Jessica Martinez, four years old at the time, was abducted from her apartment complex in the 5000 block of Belle Terrace. She had been playing with several other children at the time. She was missing for several days and found several days later. She had been assaulted and murdered.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE 
VICTIM: Otis Taylor
OCCURRED: Saturday, May 12, 1990
On Saturday, May 12, 1990, at about 7:20 PM, Otis Taylor was walking to a store in the 700 block of 8th Street. The suspect shot Otis Taylor from a vacant lot as Otis Taylor ran away. Otis Taylor later died from his injuries. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

HOMICIDE CASE
VICTIM: Michael Watson

OCCURRED: June 11, 1993
On June 11, 1993, officers responded to the 500 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd for a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located Watson who had sustained a gunshot wound and died at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1993-30937
VICTIM: Jesse Hernandez

OCCURRED: August 12, 1993
On August 12, 1993, Jesse Hernandez was attacked in the parking lot of the Ramkabir Motel at 901 Union Avenue. He was attacked by multiple suspects and stabbed to death. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1993-5397
VICTIM:
Clenzell Clemons Jr. and Charles Ray Thompson
OCCURRED: August 18, 1993
On August 18, 1993, officers with the Bakersfield Police Department were dispatched to 141 "O" Street in regards to a homicide. Upon arrival, two (2) victims were located in the residence and identified as Clenzell Clemons Jr. and Charles Ray Thompson. Both subjects suffered from gunshot wounds and were pronounced deceased at the residence.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

HOMICIDE CASE # 1994-35659
VICTIM: Stacy Shaw

OCCURRED: Tuesday, September 6, 1994
On September 6, 1994, Shaw was found deceased inside of her apartment located in the 6000 block of Nogal Avenue in Bakersfield, CA. She had trauma to her body and was determined to be the victim of a homicide.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE 
VICTIM: Phillip Williams

OCCURRED: December 23, 1995
On December 23, 1995, at about 12:45 AM, officers responded to 2801 Wible Road for arguing and gun shots heard. Phillip Williams was found to the front of the apartment complex suffering from a gun shot wound. Phillip Williams had been working as a security guard for the apartment complex.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE 
VICTIM: Vernie Johnson

OCCURRED: Monday, December 25, 1995
On December 25, 1995, at approximately 2300 hours, Vernie Johnson, entered a residence in the 200 block of Marsh Street stating he had been stabbed. He then collapsed on the floor and died. A puncture wound was located on his neck, above his chest. Johnson's cause of death was ruled a homicide by the Kern County Coroner's Office.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1996-40732
VICTIM: Sandra Campos Martinez

OCCURRED: Monday, October 21, 1996
On October 21, 1996, Sandra Campos Martinez was found deceased in her apartment in the 1600 block of Baker Street. Sandra Martinez had been assaulted and stabbed several times. Sandra Martinez had been seen the previous evening at the La Movida Night Club on East Truxtun Avenue.
Anyone who may have seen Sandra Martinez at the La Movida Night Club prior to her death or who may have information related to the homicide is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1997-50871
VICTIM: Virgel Lagahit

OCCURRED: Wednesday, December 31, 1997
On December 31, 1997, the body of Virgel Lagahit was located inside of his residence at 6604 Pine View Drive. Lagahit had received trauma to his body by an unknown suspect. Lagahit's cause of death was ruled a homicide by the Kern County Coroner's Office.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

Kathleen Heisey
HOMICIDE CASE # 1998-25613
VICTIM: Kathleen Heisey

OCCURRED: Wednesday, July 1, 1998
On July 1, 1998, the body of Kathleen Heisey, a McFarland Elementary School principal, was located inside of her residence. Heisey had received trauma to her body by an unknown suspect. Her cause of death was ruled a homicide by the Kern County Coroner's Office. The Secret Witness Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest a filing a complaint against the person responsible for the homicide.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1998-33417
VICTIM: Aaron Bernard Warren

OCCURRED: Sunday, July 12, 1998
On July 12, 1998, at approximately 4 AM, Aaron Bernard Warren was shot while standing in front of "The Social Club," located at 3470 Cottonwood Road. He later died as a result of his injuries. The suspect/s are unknown.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

Tina Blunt
HOMICIDE CASE # 1999-12373
VICTIM: Tina Blunt

OCCURRED: Wednesday, March 31, 1999
On March 31, 1999, Tina Blunt was reported missing by her boyfriend. On 4-2-1999, Tina Blunt's vehicle, a maroon 1993 Chevrolet S-10 pick-up, was located abandoned in the 5400 block of Dunsmuir Road. Her body was discovered twelve days later on 4-14-1999 in the area of Bear Mountain Blvd and SR99. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


HOMICIDE CASE # 1999-42221
VICTIM: Martha Duncan, Ricky Duncan, George Clinton

OCCURRED: Thursday, November 4, 1999
On November 4, 1999, at about 6 PM, the Bakersfield Fire Department was dispatched to the Metropole Hotel, located at 627 Sumner street, regarding a structure fire. They found the upper floors to be engulfed by flames, and their investigators determine arson was involved. Ricky and Martha Duncan and George Clinton all died as a result of the fire.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.