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  1. Town changed, even with girls' killer behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | The Norman Transcript

    WELEETKA - Folks once settled in this sleepy central Oklahoma town to get away from the crime and hubbub of big-city life.

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  2. Weleetka Residents: Justice Served By Kevin Sweat Guilty Plea In Three DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Paschal-Placker, and the murder of his fiancee, Ashley Taylor three years later. For such a long time, no one in Weleetka really knew what led to the deaths of Skyla Whitaker and Taylor Paschal-Placker - or who would do such a thing. "For that kind ...

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  3. Oklahoma man admits killing 2 girls, fiancee11:00 amRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... Skyla Whitaker and 13-year-old Taylor Paschal-Placker - were fatally shot as they walked down a road near Weleetka in rural eastern Oklahoma. But the case quickly went cold after their bullet-riddled bodies were found not far from where Taylor lived ...

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  4. Town changed, even with girls' killer behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming 710 KNUS events, movie screening passes, giveaways and more! WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) - Folks once settled in this sleepy central Oklahoma town to get away from the crime and hubbub of big-city life. ...

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  5. Kevin Sweat admits killing two Weleetka-area girls, his fianceeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... FILE PHOTO Sue Ogrocki - AP For years, the heart-breaking fatal shooting of two girls alongside a country road near Weleetka in 2008 looked to be a random deal. Finally, in 2011, a suspect, Kevin Joe Sweat, was identified. Under questioning, he ...

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  6. Kevin Sweat pleads guilty to Weleetka murders; town hopes to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... years since they died, and now court documents show that Sweat has taken responsibility for gunning them down in Weleetka. It was a day that rocked the small town to its core, and Kat Wood said she remembers it like it was yesterday. "I bawled. I ...

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  7. Victim's Family Relieved After Oklahoma Man Admits Guilt To MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... An Oklahoma man pled guilty in Okfuskee County to three murders on Thursday, his own fiancee and two young girls in Weleetka. It's been six years since the Weleetka murders and just three years since Ashley Taylor's murder. The common link in the ...

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  8. The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders.

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  9. Sweat pleads guilty in Weleetka girls' murders5 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KJRH

    Kevin Sweat entered the Okfuskee County Courthouse Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 under the protection of several armed guards. Sweat, 25, is charged with the murders of Taylor Placker and Skyla Whitaker as well as his fiancee , Ashley Taylor.

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  10. Accused killer pleads guilty in Okfuskee County murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Skyla Whitaker and 13-year-old Taylor Paschal-Placker - were fatally shot as they walked down a road near Weleetka. Sweat was not suspected in their deaths until police questioned him in the 2011 murder of his fiancee, Ashley Taylor. Investigators ...

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  11. Accused child killer Kevin Sweat pleads guilty to three murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Kevin Sweat pleaded guilty to three murder charges Thursday, including the 2008 killings of two girls in Weleetka, according to Tulsa World.

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  12. Man pleads guilty in deaths of girls, fianceeRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Skyla Whitaker and 13-year-old Taylor Paschal-Placker - were fatally shot as they walked down a road near Weleetka in rural eastern Oklahoma. Sweat was not suspected in their deaths until police questioned him in the 2011 slaying of his fiancee, ...

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  13. Oklahoma man pleads guilty to killing two Weleetka girls in 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... ent cold shortly after their bodies were found in 2008. The girls were fatally shot as they walked down a road near Weleetka. Prosecutors had sought the death penalty against Sweat but dropped plans after he agreed to waive his right to a jury trial.

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  14. Man Accused of Murdering Weleetka Girls, Fiancee Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... for the deaths of 13-year-old Taylor Placker and 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker after they were found dead near of Weleetka. Information from court representatives state that Sweat plead guilty to three counts of first degree murder. His trial was ...

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  15. Source: Kevin Sweat Expected To Plead In Murders Of Weleetka Girls, FianceeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A man charged with murdering two Weleetka girls in 2008 and his fiancee in 2011 is expected to enter a plea on Thursday, a source tells News On 6. Family members of one of the victims said they were called to the courthouse and told suspected killer Kevin Sweat is going to enter a plea today.

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  16. Judge considers evidence request in Weleetka caseRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Prosecutors want to present evidence that a man accused of killing two Oklahoma girls allegedly abused and threatened to kill his girlfriend one month before the 2008 shootings.

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  17. Prosecutors: Kevin Sweat threatened to kill girlfriend one month before Weleetka girls' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Prosecutors are seeking to present evidence at trial that Kevin Sweat abused and threatened to kill his girlfriend one month before he allegedly gunned down two Weleetka girls in 2008.

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  18. Man Accused Of Killing Weleetka Girls In Court For Status HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Sweat is charged with killed two young Weleetka girls in 2008. Skyla Whitaker, 11, and 13-year-old Taylor Placker were shot to death while walking along a dirt road less than 1,000 feet from Placker's home.

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  19. UCO housing opens for interns, non-students for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... students. Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation summer interns Teale Muir, 20 from Tulsa, and Tanner Bowen, 19, from Weleetka, are shown Thursday on their laptops in Bowen's dorm room on the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond. Photo by ...

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  20. Death penalty off table for triple murder suspectRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... murder. He's accused in the 2008 deaths of 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker and 13-year-old Taylor Paschal-Placker in Weleetka, and the 2011 slaying of his fiancee, Ashley Taylor. Defense attorney Peter Astor tells the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/1jQTa7H ) ...

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