The death of 54 year old Steven Matyas has been ruled a suicide by the Kern County Coroners office following an autopsy on Dec. 2.
Matyas was found at his home on Nov. 30 at 8:10 p.m. in the 22000 block of Golden Star Blvd in Tehachapi by deputies dispatched to check on his welfare. The subject had not been seen in three days. Deputies arrived and found him deceased inside his residence. The exact date and time of death remain unknown.
The victim lived alone and there were no others persons at the residence. Detectives responded to the scene and had initiated an investigation into the death prior to the coroner’s report.