Bates was 15 years old when he does in March.
He says to his person from Heaven, “Also I want to tell my mom that there are angels that are all around you and that I want to tell you that when you told me you thought I should leap to heaven, I also felt that. I told you that I was scared and lonely and you told me it was going to be OK. So I said OK mom. I said OK. Trust that you heard me say OK.”