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Skylar Neese

July 6, 2012. Star City, West Virginia. Two BFFs became three when Shelia Eddy and Skylar Neese got to know Rachel Shoaf at University High School. Skylar was always known for being responsible and taking care of her responsibilities. When she disappeared from her home and didn't show up for work, her father knew something was wrong. Once an investigation got underway, Skylar's parents were upset with where it seemed to be headed, but detectives were focused on the missing girl's best friends. As clues were found and a secret was leaked, the truth of what happened to Skylar was both shocking and incomprehensible. What happened to Skylar Neese and why? Join us as we discuss a true crime case of betrayal and heartbreak.

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Sources

Teens Who Kill
https://www.crchealth.com/troubled-teenagers/teen-murder/
Skylar Neese murder (semi-comprehensive)
Contains links to official docs, vids, articles
https://skylarneesemurder.com
WV Courts
http://www.courtswv.gov/contact.html
WV News:
Earlier piece; at one point, Shelia briefly considered going to trial. If so, she wanted a change of venue 
http://wvmetronews.com/2013/10/02/attorney-asks-for-change-of-venue-for-accused-teen-murderer/
Dr Katherine Ramsland’s article re: teens who murder 
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shadow-boxing/201607/sugar-and-spice-and-nasty-little-vice

Partners in Crime: 
When two murder together 
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/articles/201407/partners-in-crime
WV Health Facilities 
https://dhhr.wv.gov/officeofhealthfacilities/Documents/BBHHF%20Privacy%20Policies-%20Table%20of%20Contents%202%20(2).pdf
Killers’ response to Neese’s lawsuit filing 
https://www.wboy.com/archives/rachel-shoaf-responds-to-neese-murder-lawsuit/864610149

Girl Bullying 
https://www.girlshealth.gov/bullying/whatis/girlsbully.html
https://www.liveabout.com/female-bullying-relational-aggression-amongst-girls-3196659
CDC data; teen death statisticshttps://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db37.htm
Your field guide to the female psychopathhttps://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/insight-is-2020/201508/your-field-guide-the-female-psychopath
Explains the Insurance issue https://www.courthousenews.com/insurers-off-hook-for-civil-suit-over-girls-murder/
Not-so-great site, re: Skylar murder
https://krazykillers.wordpress.com/2016/01/05/naive-neese-never-knew-her-enemies/
YouTube
Shelia Eddy sentencing WV court:
https://youtu.be/RRXrT4meavk
Rachel Shoaf and Shelia Eddy, Personal video:
https://youtu.be/Br3UU3DqVoA
https://youtu.be/w__Kq5qSV60
The 20/20 episode 
(forewarned, it starts with Nancy Grace’s big insensitive face)
https://youtu.be/TasUpbRZbek
More courtroom  footage, courtesy of *sigh* Newsball
https://youtu.be/VZwBdpWJb-U