All posts tagged: Weleetka

Now I Lay Me Down: Interview with author Faith Phillips

Now I Lay Me Down skillfully tells the true story of two little girls (Skyla Whitaker and Taylor Placker) who were brutally gunned down on a country road in Weleetka, Oklahoma in 2008. The case took several years to solve, and the murder of another victim, Ashley Taylor. Faith Phillips takes readers through the whole journey, including a look through the eyes of prosecutor Maxey Reilly who finally brought justice to the families. Excellently written with the pen of a superb story teller. She is also the author of Ezekial’s Wheels and It’s Not That Hard To To order autographed copies: http://readbooksby.faith/book/now-i-lay-me-down/ If you would like to be considered for an interview on ImaginePublicity on Air please email contact@imaginepublicity.com with a brief synopsis of your topic. Advertisements

Crime Wire Investigates: Oklahoma Unsolved

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Also, please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE: http://blogtalkradio.com/crimewire On June 8, 2008 the tiny town of Weleetka, Oklahoma was rocked to it’s core when two young girls, Skyla Whitaker, 11, and Taylor Placker, 13, best friends, were found shot to death while walking along County Line Rd.   The tragic case brought immediate national media attention and an aggressive investigation, OSBI and FBI included.  Hundreds of tips and suspects later, the case may be closer to a resolution as agents are honing in on a specific gun purchased at a gun show. On July 15, 2011, Ashley Celeste Taylor, 23, was reported missing from Okmulgee, OK, a town near Weleetka, supposedly after an argument with her fiance, Kevin Sweat.  Sweat was subsequently arrested and confessed to her murder, telling officials that her remains were buried off of Highway 75.  In early August, 2011, searchers found human bone fragments, pieces of clothing and glasses consistent with Ashley’s on the property of Kevin …

The Roth Show

The Roth Show Wednesday, November 2, 7-8pm ET Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano each Wednesday from 7-8ET Michael and Faye Taylor, parents of Ashley Taylor, along with FOX News investigative reporter, Phil Cross will join the show to discuss the latest updates coming from Oklahoma. On June 8, 2008 the tiny town of Weleetka, Oklahoma was rocked to it’s core when two young girls, Skyla Whitaker, 11, and Taylor Placker, 13, best friends, were found shot to death while walking along County Line Rd.   The tragic case brought immediate national media attention and an aggressive investigation, OSBI and FBI included.  Hundreds of tips and suspects later, the case may be closer to a resolution as agents are honing in on a specific gun purchased at a gun show. On July 15, 2011, Ashley Celeste Taylor, 23, was reported missing from Okmulgee, OK, a town near Weleetka, supposedly after an argument with her fiance, Kevin Sweat.  Sweat was subsequently arrested and confessed to her murder, telling officials that her remains were …

The Murders of Skyla Whitaker, Taylor Placker and Ashley Taylor..What’s the Connection? Find Out on The Susan Murphy Milano Show

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursday, October 27, 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Susan Murphy Milano has been appointed the Taylor family spokesperson.  Time’s Up! will be discussing these unsolved cases with Ashley Taylor’s father and step mother and an investigative reporter from FOX News, Phil Cross. On June 8, 2008 the tiny town of Weleetka, Oklahoma was rocked to it’s core when two young girls, Skyla Whitaker, 11, and Taylor Placker, 13, best friends, were found shot to death while walking along County Line Rd.   The tragic case brought immediate national media attention and an aggressive investigation, OSBI and FBI included.  Hundreds of tips and suspects later, the case may be closer to a resolution as agents are honing in on a specific gun purchased at a gun show. On July 15, 2011, Ashley Celeste Taylor, 23, was reported missing from Okmulgee, OK, a town near Weleetka, supposedly after an argument with her fiance, Kevin Sweat.  Sweat was subsequently arrested and confessed to her murder, telling officials that her …