BPD searches for man with possible knowledge of fatal stabbing

BPD searches for man with possible knowledge of fatal stabbing

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a man who may have information about the stabbing death of a 23-year-old Bakersfield man on March 11.

Police said that Michael Rosales, 34, of Bakersfield, was in the company of the victim, 23-year-old Miguel Garcia, at the time of the stabbing in the 2100 block of Dayton Avenue.

In a news release, police said that Rosales has fled to Los Angeles area or possibly to Mexico, and he’s wanted for questioning.

Garcia was stabbed sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning, but was dropped off at Adventist Hospital, where officials there called police. Garcia died at the hospital from his wounds.

Rosales is described as 5-foot-8, 240 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and Hispanic.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, the location of Rosales, or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective James Jones (661) 326-3555, Detective Chris
Feola (661) 326-3513, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111

Michael Rosales

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