UPDATE: Suspicious Rosamond death was an accident, coroner rules


ROSAMOND, Calif. (KGET) — A man whose death was investigated by homicide detectives in February died from methamphetamine intoxication, according to the coroner’s office.

A news release identified the man as 44-year-old Toby William Gates. His body was found inside a trailer on the 700 block of 40th Street West February 23. His death has since been ruled an accident.

ROSAMOND, Calif. (KGET) — A homicide investigation has begun after a man with “trauma to his body” was found dead Tuesday inside a travel trailer, sheriff’s officials say.

Deputies were dispatched about 4:25 p.m. to a trailer on 40th Street West for a report of a body, and found the man inside, according to a sheriff’s news release. His name had not been released as of 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.


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