BAKERSFIELD, Ca. – Authorities in Bakersfield are looking for an armed and dangerous suspect believed to be responsible for the murder of a 5-year-old boy.
Kasin Guyton was killed in February 2017, while his 7-year-old brother was injured while driven by their mother’s boyfriend on California Avenue. The mother’s boyfriend was learned to be a gang member, who was part of the East Side Crips, Sheriff’s officials said. The suspects involved in the murder were Jeremy King and Jonathan Rae Knight, who were both charged with crimes related to the murder.
King was witnessed being inside a vehicle driven by Tanesa Thomas, at around 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Sheriff’s officials attempted to make a felony traffic stop near Hughes Lane and Myrtle Street, but Thomas refused to stop. At some point, King exited the vehicle and fled on foot. Thomas was arrested and police searched the area but were unable to locate King.
King is described as a black man 27-years-old, he has black hair and brown eyes. He is 6’2” tall and is around 168 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding King’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.
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