15-year-old arrested in beating death of homeless manA 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the beating death of a homeless man in Bakersfield, California.
A witness said the teen became involved in an altercation with 50-year-old Mark Steven Herrold. He forced Herrold to the ground and then kicked and stomped on his head and neck, police said.
When Herrold was no longer moving, the teen instructed the witness to call for medical aid and walked away.
The teen, whose name has not been released because he hasn't yet been charged, was held on suspicion of murder.
Read the Bakersfield Californian report here.