Murder of Skylar Neese

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Murder of Skylar Neese

Postby JoeHere » 20 May 2017, 14:43

This case is a few years old but it's one of the most baffling/interesting cases I've read about. If you're into your crime documentaries I'd look into this case:



http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news ... t-10426257

Two teenage girls murdered their best friend when they lured her from her home and stabbed her more than 50 times.

The killing of Skylar Neese, 16, by Rachel Shoaf and Sheila Eddy will be explored in an episode of CBS crime series Teens Who Kill .

Skylar, a high-achieving student from Morgantown, West Virginia, vanished on July 5 2012 when she sneaked out of her parents home to meet her friends.

Her dad Dave Neese raised the alarm when he went to wake her up the following day and realised her bed had not been slept in.

Skylar had been driven to a remote area where she was repeatedly stabbed before her killers dumped her body and covered it with dirt.

The girls then helped with the search for Skylar and called her parents regularly to receive updates from the police investigation.

But six months later Shoaf eventually confessed to the crime and led police to her.

Before she was found, Eddy, who had been friends with Skylar since she was a young girl, posted a tribute on Twitter in which she said "you'll ALWAYS be my best friend".

Rachel Shoaf confessed to the crime six months after the murder and led police to Skylar's body
Shoaf pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to up to 30 years in prison while Eddy admitted first-degree murder and is serving a 15-year term.

Skylar maintained a close relationship with Eddy from when they were children but the friendship became strained when they met Shoaf while at high school.

Skylar reportedly became upset to see the Eddy and Shoaf become close and allegedly witnessed their pair have lesbian sex at a sleepover.

It was said the girls may have feared their secret tryst would become public.

Speaking of his daughter’s murder, Dave Neese said: “[It was] kind of a defeated feeling – at least when we didn’t know where she was there was a glimmer of hope, but now the hope’s gone.

"When they murdered her, they murdered us – it’s the saddest feeling in the world.”

Teens Who Kill aired on CBS Reality on Saturday, May 20 at 11pm


So many twists, plus crazy how they would've gotten away with it if one hadn't cracked.
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