Woman accused of killing local chef awaits trial


A woman charged with murder in the death of local chef, Ray Ingram, is soon due back in court for trial.

Michaele Bowers is suspected of killingn Ingram in her Southwest Bakersfield home in February 2017.

Court documents reveal Ingram was in another relationship and had a child in 2013 with another woman. 

The night before Ingram was shot, documents state Bowers found out from a grocery store receipt that Ingram purchased identical Valentine’s Day for both women.

Ingram and Bowers had been together for more than 25 years and had one adult child together.

Bowers’ attorney says Bowers will go on trial but is awaiting a courtroom to become available for proceedings.

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