Bakersfield's Secret Serial Killer


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Channel 17 spent a year investigating the murders of seven women and the possibility they were all killed by a serial rapist and murderer. We interviewed dozens of survivors, family members and investigators. Not the interviews would fit in our half-hour special report. Here are just a few.

BSSK – biographies


Click here to read about the lives and histories of the victims and the suspect.

The Victims

Mary Ann Perkins
Leslie Dawn Preston
Kathleen Heisey
Ruby Lee Merriweather
Catrina Pink
Billie Bear
Patricia Martin
Wendy Kyle
Glendene Holguin
plus four more unnamed victims

If you have information that can help detectives with any of these cold cases, contact the
Bakersfield Police Department or the Secret Witness Hotline.

Bakersfield Police Department


Secret Witness Hotline