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          PLAYING Was Young Man The Intended Target The Night His Brother Was Shot And Killed?

          Was Young Man The Intended Target The Night His Brother Was Shot And Killed?


          January 14, 2019

          On the night of April 8, 2018, Ryan says he was hanging out at a house with friends when his older brother, James Kulstad, called the homeowner. Ryan claims the homeowner told him that Ryan’s brother wasn’t welcome at the house – and that if he showed up, he was going to have his “boys” come to the house “strapped.”

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          Later that night, James drove into the neighborhood and was shot and killed. Ryan says he heard the gunshots and went to hold his brother in his arms as he died.

          “You know who shot your brother; why haven’t you told the police?” Dr. Phil asks Ryan in the video above from Monday’s episode.

          “If I knew, I would have told them. Give me a polygraph, please,” Ryan says. 

          WATCH: A Young Man Describes What Led Up To Him Holding His Older Brother In His Arms As He Died

          Why does Ryan say he believes he may have been the intended target of the bullets?

          On Monday, hear more from James’ mom about the circumstances surrounding his death. And, hear from two other moms whose children disappeared within six weeks of James’ death, also in Bakersfield, CA. Are the cases of the Bakersfield 3 related? And on Tuesday, a former police detective and a 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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