Okfuskee County Newswire (Page 3)

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

    Jul 31, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... death three years later. Kevin Sweat, 28, entered guilty pleas to three counts of first-degree murder in Okfuskee County District Court. Prosecutors dropped plans to seek the death penalty after Sweat agreed to waive his right to a jury trial. His ...

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

    Jul 31, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... two girls and his fiancee in 2008 and 2011. Both sides in Kevin Sweat's court have been gathered at the Okfuskee County courthouse for pre-trial hearings. He was charged with first degree murder for the deaths of 13-year-old Taylor Placker and ...

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

    Jul 31, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... with killing Skyla Whitaker, 11, and Taylor Placker, 13, as they were walking down a dirt road in rural Okfuskee County. Their bodies were found less than 1,000 feet from Placker's home. In 2011, Sweat's fiancee Ashley Taylor was murdered and her ...

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  4. Woody Guthrie's life prompts tales to be recordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, Okemah residents, Guthrie family members and musicians gathered inside the Okfuskee County History Center to casually swap stories about the late, great, songwriting legend. While the storytellers spun their memories ...

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  5. Kevin Sweat won't face death penalty in killings of Weleetka girls, fianceeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    A suspect in three homicides has waived his right to a jury trial, meaning he will no longer face the death penalty and his fate will be determined by an Okfuskee County judge.

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  6. Man Suspected Of Killing Weleetka Girls, Fiancee Won't Have Jury TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The man suspected of killing two Weleetka girls and his fiance will not have a jury trial. Okfuskee County court records show Kevin Sweat waived his right to a jury trial Thursday. The News Leader reported District Attorney Max Cook agreed to drop ...

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