Suspect Arrested in Deadly Rosamond Shooting

Suspect Arrested in Deadly Rosamond Shooting

ROSAMOND — A man suspected of shooting his own nephew to death in Rosamond last Thursday morning has been arrested by deputies.

David Lynn Corkern was booked into the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Mojave Jail for one count of first degree murder. He was trasnported to the Kern County Central Receiving Unit where he is currently being held without bail until his arraignment.

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Corkern is suspected of killing 35-year-old Adrian Augustine Calzada during at around 10 a.m. on August 20, in the 2100 block of Sonja Drive in Rosamond. When deputies arrived on scene they said found the victim dead from a gunshot wound.

A short time later, deputies said they located and detained a 55-year old man, later identified as Corkern, in the 2600 block of Diamond Street. “Detectives were able to determine that Corkern was the victim’s uncle,” said sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt. “A firearm believed used in the shooting was recovered during the investigation,” Pruitt added.

Authorities have not released any information on the motive for the shooting. Corkern is due to appear in court on Monday, August 24.

Suspect Arrested in Deadly Rosamond Shooting was last modified: August 24th, 2015 by admin
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