Attempted Murder Charge in Stabbing

Attempted Murder Charge in Stabbing
Photo: Dennis Allen Welch

KERNVILLE — Early on Tuesday evening, a stabbing was reported on the 11300 block of Kernville Road.  Responders found the victim suffering from a stab wound.

Investigation revealed that an argument had preceded the stabbing and 40-year-old Dennis Allen Welch was identified as the suspect. Around 8 AM on Wednesday, deputies went to the 100 block of Lakeshore Drive in Wofford Heights and placed him under arrest.

Welch was “booked into the jail for several criminal charges,” according to a KCSD press release. His bail was set at $750,000.

The victim, first listed in critical condition, is now reported by The Bakersfield Californian to be in stable condition.

Attempted Murder Charge in Stabbing was last modified: March 8th, 2018 by admin
Categories: Kern

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