It’s the search for hope that keeps Skyla’s father believing his daughter and her friend Taylor’s murder will be solved.
"That's all we can really do is keep breathing and keep living," says Whitaker.
Right now the reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest or arrests for the Weleetka murders is at $36,000. According to The Weleetkan Marvin’s Place is holding another benefit auction on June 14th to raise the amount of reward money.
For more information contact Marvin White at (918) 650-0411.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations spokesperson, Jessica Brown says the agency investigates the state’s toughest cases. Over the last several years Brown says the agency has cleared 86.7% of its homicide cases. On a national average Brown says the homicide clearance rate is at 62%.
If you have any information about the murders you’re encouraged to call OSBI at 800-522-8017.
To watch FOX23's Emily Sinovic's coverage from Monday morning's press conference on the right side of this page under "Related Links" click on "Weleetka Murder Investigation".