LAMONT — A man who allegedly murdered a woman in Lamont earlier this month has been arrested.
Juan Carlos Montes-Figueroa, 35, was booked into the Kern County Jail for one count of murder. According to Kern County Sheriff Homicide investigators, Montes-Figueroa was being sought as the primary suspect in a homicide that occurred in the 21000 block of Adobe Road in Lamont last Friday.
Deputies responding to the report of an injured subject at around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, arrived to find a Hispanic female suffering from major head trauma. The unidentified female subject was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives responded and initiated an investigation. which eventually led to Montes-Figeuroa’s arrest the next day on Sept. 20. The investigation is still ongoing, and police are asking for the public’s help.
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