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Kern County Sheriff’s Deputy Dies Unexpectedly At Age 43

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office announced the sudden death of a deputy last Friday. Officials said Deputy Martin Rodriguez died Friday after suffering an unknown medical condition at his home. He was 43 years old.

Deputy Rodriguez was hired as a Deputy Sheriff on January 17, 2009, and his most recent assignment was to the Sheriff’s Office Transportation Unit.

Funeral services are pending.

Our thoughts & prayers are with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and the family, friends, and colleagues of Deputy Martin Rodriguez