For Immediate Release
May 19th, 2005
Contact: Mark Macaulay
Media Relations Director
(714) 347-8405


WHO:       Donna Pulsifer Prentice, 58, of Genoa, Wisconsin

WHAT: Preliminary hearing to discuss the evidence that Prentice murdered her 3-year-old daughter, Michelle Pulsifer, in 1969.  This was a cold case investigation that led to charges being filed in August of 2004 against Donna Pulsifer Prentice and James Michael Kent.  Kent was Prentice’s boyfriend at the time of the murder.  He died of natural causes while awaiting trial, but admitted to investigators that he buried Michelle’s body in Silverado Canyon.

WHEN:    Friday, May 20, 2005, at 9 AM

WHERE: Department C57, Central Justice Center, 700 Civic Center Drive W., Santa Ana, CA 92701