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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Wednesday October 10th, 2018 :: 07:14 a.m. PDT


Reward posted for information in Jakov Dulcich murder

On April 11, 2018, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the murder of 84-year-old Jakov Dulcich. Dulcich had been shot and killed by an occupant of another vehicle near Delano, California. The shooter was identified as 24-year-old Mariano Perez. Perez was ultimately arrested. Perez was tried for murder however the Jury Trial was declared a mistrial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict.

It is known that there were other persons involved in the murder of Dulcich and the investigation continues.

The Kern County Secret Witness program has posted a reward of up to $30,000 dollars for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the murder.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661)861-3110 or the Secret Witness program at (661)322-4040.

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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