The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced today the Okfuskee County District Attorney has filed first-degree murder charges against 25-year-old Kevin Sweat of Henryetta for the 2008 shooting deaths of 13-year-old Taylor Placker and 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker. Hear the entire news conference from the OSBI . The two girls were shot multiple times on a rural road near Placker’s home in Weleetka. READ MORE HERE
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