Woman's body found with head traumaTravis Brown
Apr 27, 2012http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/149302885.htmlBAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A homicide investigation is underway after Kern County deputies found a woman's body inside a home on the 3700 block of Eucalyptus Drive in east Bakersfield.
The woman, whose name was withheld, had suffered head trauma, the sheriff's office said. Deputies were initially called Friday morning to check on the woman's welfare.
No suspects nor motive have been identified.
May 2 2012
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/news/l...tml?hpt=ju_bn6(KBAK/KBFX) — The Bakersfield man accused of beating his former girlfriend to death with a baseball bat made his first appearance on the murder charge Tuesday in Kern County Superior Court.
Arraignment for Travis Brown was postponed for one week at the public defender's request.
Brown was dressed in paper jail garments, which indicate he is on suicide watch.
Sheriff's investigation reports obtained by Eyewitness News reveal that Brown admitted to getting angry with Charla Haar, 39, after an argument. The 24-year-old told the deputy he was angry and couldn't stop hitting her. He then covered her body with a blanket so he and Haar's two young children didn't have to see her dead.
At that time, Brown told investigators he woke from a nap to find Haar dead.