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Billboard seeks hint in Weleetka slayings
Investigators hope reminder will draw witnesses forward.

By Sheila Stogsdill Published: September 26, 2008

is hoped the billboard will serve as a constant reminder of the slayings and will work on somebody's conscience, she said.

No new developments
Between them, the girls were shot 13 times.

According to a medical examiner's report, Taylor was shot five times: three times in the face, once in the groin and once in her right hand. Skyla was shot eight times, including one shot to the neck and seven shots to her arms and torso.

"We still have several agents assigned full time as well as criminal analysts,” Brown said when asked about the investigation. But there are no new developments, she said, and no arrests have been made.

Five people — Windy Espinosa, 34, Larry Peyton Smith, 34, Dustyn Dailey, 18, Mike Gaddy, 19, and Toney Kelough, 30 — testified before a multicounty grand jury earlier this month about the shootings. has disabled the comments for this article.

How to help
Information sought in slayings
Anyone who has information about the June 8 shooting deaths of Taylor Placker and Skyla Whitaker is asked to contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation hot line at (800) 522-8017 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at (800) 635-8477.


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