It's not surprising people didn't tell LE when one considers that many in NE OK do not trust LE, and many have figured, rightly or wrongly, LE...
Very happy for Lorene, Jay, and Lauria's brother, Brad - a long time coming. Now to find the girls.
Update: Charges filed in northeast Oklahoma cold case
Partial rap sheet for Ronnie Busick.
Authorities arrested and charged Ronnie Dean Busick. Phil Welch and Dave Pennington now deceased but ID'd as perps.
The girls were kept alive...
Miami News Record:
Charges filed Monday in missing Welch girls, couple’s slaying case
If the girls were in fact alive for a time, it would fit the rumor that they were held for days in a home near Twin Bridges State Park, east about...
"...they believed the two girls were kept alive"
6,690 days for answers. And counting, but what a surprise this is.
'Recent and significant development' in missing Welch girls case to be announced
Allen charge a-comin'.
Jurors apparently ready to punt. State wants to block that.
(The Burnette Chapel shooting, 24 September 2017.)
Tex has appeared sedated throughout.
Nothing about the case in the area papers - Joplin Globe, Tulsa World, Miami News Record - yet anyway.
Or, God forbid, armed and dangerous, he's continued his once-interrupted killing spree, or stolen a car, or God knows what. But I agree that...
I'm in awe of the actions by the hero, James Shaw Jr., and, in another sense, awed by the circumstances that made his actions necessary.
I wish Tex longevity - behind bars.