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DJ Mike Kasem's missing dad: 'Stepmum never wanted us involved'

Son, local DJ Mike, says he does not know why she is upset with him and sisters

Published on May 15, 2014 2:28 PM

Local radio DJ Mike Kasem says he has lost contact with his famous father, American radio icon Casey Kasem, after he and his two sisters could not locate the senior man at a Santa Monica hospital last week.

On Monday, his older sister, Kerri, was named by a Los Angeles court as temporary conservator for their father, who suffers from advanced Parkinson's disease.

The latest turn of events is linked to their estranged stepmother, Jean, who is involved in a legal tussle with them over visitation and caretaking of their father.

The United States-born Mike, 40, is not surprised that things have developed this way between him and his two sisters and Jean, whom Casey married in 1980.

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