From Staff Reports •
Modified: June 10, 2008 at 12:36 am •
Published: June 10, 2008
THE INVESTIGATION, A MYSTERY: Weleetka girls Taylor Dawn Paschal-Placker, 13, left, and Skyla Jade Whitaker, 11, were best friends. The first, described by a family member as a big-hearted girl with no enemies, and the second, known as a carefree adventurer, often traveled the road near Taylor's house to play in the rural pastures. Now investigators are trying to find out how a normal afternoon walk ended with their bodies in a ditch.
THE POLICE, A TOUGH TASK: Okfuskee County Sheriff Jack Choate finds himself investigating one of the most gruesome crimes imaginable.
THE COMMUNITY, A SHAKEN SPIRIT: Flowers pile up where the two Weleetka girls' bodies were found, a reminder of the crime that has shaken the town.
Guest book: Taylor Dawn Paschal-PlackerGuest book: Skyla Jade Whitaker