Mistrial Declared in J’s Place Murder Case

A deadlocked jury has forced a Kern County judge to declare a mistrial in a high-profile murder case.51-year-old Michaele Bowers was on trial for the murder of her boyfriend, J’s Place Owner/Chef Raymond Ingram back in February 2017. She never denied firing the shot that killed Ingram, but at issue was why. Defense attorney David Torres said Bowers endured years of physical and psychological abuse at the hands of Ingram