Woman Arrested for Shooting Death of Husband

Woman Arrested for Shooting Death of Husband

The Bakersfield Police Department has arrested a woman for a fatal shooting in south Bakersfield.The full release is below:

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a residence in the 700 block of Digges Lane, for a report of an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.

During the investigation, detectives arrested Cecilia Rios (38), the wife of the victim, for murder. The investigation is ongoing.

The identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Petris at
(661) 3263554 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 3277111.