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Dying Too Young: Skyla Whitaker

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 5:22 pm •  Published: March 26, 2009

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Name: Skyla Whitaker

Age: 11

Place of residence: rural home near Weleetka

Died: June 8, 2008

What happened: Skyla was shot eight times along a gravel road while walking with a friend, Taylor Placker, close to Taylor's rural home near Weleetka. Taylor, 13, also died. Taylor was shot five times.

Other: Authorities believe two guns were used in the shooting. No one has been arrested.

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