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          PLAYING Two Young People Missing, One Man Killed – What Happened To The Bakersfield 3?

          Two Young People Missing, One Man Killed – What Happened To The Bakersfield 3?


          January 14, 2019

          Cheryl says her son, Micah Holsonbake, has been missing since March 2018. She says the last time she saw the young man, he was with another individual and she dropped them off across town in Bakersfield, CA. She says two days later, they had a disagreement over the phone, and that was the last time she spoke to Micah.

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          “I believe my son was killed,” Cheryl says.

          Another mom, Di, says her son, James Kulstad, was shot and killed on April 8, 2018, also in Bakersfield.

          “I believe that my son was set up to be murdered,” Di says. “Four days after James died, one of their friends told me that my life’s in danger.”

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          And, Jane says her daughter, Baylee Despot, disappeared on April 25, 2018, in Bakersfield as well. The last time she spoke to the 20-year-old in person was April 23, when she says she brought churros to the house where she was living.

          “I believe that Baylee’s disappearance, Micah’s disappearance and James’ murder -- they’re all connected,” Jane says.

          The three moms have come together in the hope of finding out the truth about their children, who had mutual friends and ran in the same circles. Are these cases connected, or is this just a tragic coincidence?

          On Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear the families’ stories as Dr. Phil attempts to get to the bottom of the headline-making story of the Bakersfield 3. And on Tuesday, a former police detective and former FBI profiler give a very detailed description of what they believe happened and who they say the possible suspect or suspects could be. Check here to see where you can watch.

          Since the taping of this episode, police have information to believe Micah Holsonbake is the victim of a homicide. If you have any information regarding the deaths of James Kulstad or Micah Holsonbake or the disappearance of Baylee Despot, please call Secret Witness at (661) 332-4040.

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