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Dying Too Young: Derrick Jayson Landers

Oklahoman Modified: March 28, 2009 at 8:40 pm •  Published: March 25, 2009

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Name: Derrick Jayson Landers

Age: 5

Place of residence: Pauls Valley

Died: Oct. 17, 2006

What happened: Jay Landers shot his son Derrick; daughter, Katana; and his other son, Jay Dee, in their rural home in Garvin County, set the home on fire and shot himself. Jay Landers left a message on his wife's cell phone saying he had killed the children and planned to kill himself. has disabled the comments for this article.