Body found in Kern County desert ID'd as murdered 24-year-old Los Angeles woman

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Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Remains found near Rosamond in Kern County have now been identified as a 24-year-old murder victim from Los Angeles.

ROSAMOND, Calif. (KABC) -- Remains found near Rosamond in Kern County have now been identified as a murder victim from Los Angeles.

The remains were discovered in January and March of this year in the desert off Rattlesnake Road.

Through DNA analysis, the remains have now been identified as Stephanie Ashley Bonilla, 24, of Los Angeles.

An examination determined she was the victim of a homicide, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

The case remains under investigation.