The Girl Scout murders revisited

May 23, 2007 Full story: KFOR-TV Oklahoma City 253

“I couldn't wait to write. Love, Lori.”

There is new information on a haunting event that changed our state. It was a stormy June night thirty years ago at Camp Scott near Locust Grove. via KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

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lg granny

Mount Pleasant, MI

#201 Jan 7, 2013
Read about Myers and the movie. Has anyone seen the movie? I was wondering if Myers revealed any information or facts of the case or if it was just a blanket "I did it".
Pearl

Dallas, TX

#202 Jan 7, 2013
I hadn't heard of this man being involved or the movie until this article. I will see if I can find a resource for that movie and let you know if I do.
lg granny

Mount Pleasant, MI

#203 Jan 7, 2013
It says Myers was convicted of attempted rape of a 12 year old in 76. Wouldnt he have been in jail in 77 when GS murders occured?
Pearl

Dallas, TX

#204 Jan 7, 2013
There is a movie coming, check this out.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Candles/1823851...

You can search and find a some info, other than this link.
Pearl

Dallas, TX

#205 Jan 7, 2013
It appears that Karl L Myers was a free man from 1970 until 1979.

http://docapp065p.doc.state.ok.us/servlet/pag...
lg granny

Mount Pleasant, MI

#206 Jan 7, 2013
wow. Free after a conviction? This irks me! What kind of judge would do that?Thnx for the link?

My last comment was removed- I inquired about the Boomer Sooner van , summer of '76 hangn' round LG.
Pearl

Dallas, TX

#207 Jan 7, 2013
I found it odd that there is another man named Karl Myers in the doc, all his charges were sex crimes. Strange.

Evidently, there is no record online for the charges against the suspect Karl Lee Myers. It was before online criminal records. Actually there was none online for his current charges either, other than appeals. Once again, strange.

I saw your post earlier. I don't remember the van and I know that I should. My work was on main street and I saw everything.

What I remember the most is that I was so scared that something like that had happened, so close to my home.

I was terrified for my girls to be out of my sight during the man hunt following the murders. I will never forget that nightmare as long as I live.
bob

United States

#208 Jan 11, 2013
Wesley duffiled did kill the girls and so did his brother ,jimmy Brian ,Robert bryan also were involved the sufficed boys also killed there dad to keep him from telling, check Lawson news paper articals3
big bad john

North Richland Hills, TX

#209 Jan 19, 2013
Breezyjane wrote:
<quoted text>This case has never been closed...it has remained open, unsolved and inactive since the acquital of Gene Hart.

Do you think he did this?
lg granny

Joplin, MO

#210 Jan 19, 2013
Was Wesley and Jimmy living in LG at the time?I read online that they found some evidence at a farm nearby. Items used. I just cant believe one person acted alone.
sweetdreams

Pittsburgh, PA

#211 Jan 21, 2013
I find it odd that there are so many names just now popping up. Not saying that none are credible but why is it just now coming up. These poor families have been hurting for so long it amazes me how some people just come up with names out of the blue and how some of these people were never questioned in the first place. How is it that karl meyers was never even a suspect or if he was how did he get away with it? Why was the evidencd in the farm overlooked? Why was it so easy to get away with this type of crime in the 70s? It is sick. I would also like to know why so many people are defending the character of GLH? Please keep in mind I am not by any means saying if hes guilty or not bc I was not there. I did not see what happened I can only speculate by what others have said what I have read and the evidence I have seen. I do personally believe that he did have some sort of role in this. I have seen those woods and I have been to camp scott and I think that someone had to have known the area veru well or been with someone who knew it to get through that area. But there is a lot of different ways to go about that. I hope that there is ssome new evidence to give the families some sort of understanding or at least one less question to ask themselves.
bob

Tulsa, OK

#212 Jan 27, 2013
No i feel god has lead me hear i got with a guy who i think had something to do with it he had an old newspaper calling from1977 piled in a curing like a trophy when i ask? About it i was told to drop it and the i found out his brother died 1months after the murders and new it was because of the girls hell the ruffians dad came up dead week before his boys trial he was to testify against his son and that were afraid he would also tell about the girls
Headache

Salina, OK

#213 Feb 2, 2013
I read through all the newspaper clippings on the GS murder website. There are various clues there, but I think they spent too much time and effort trying to get GLH , therefore didnt investigate thoroughly.I still believe it can be solved- by the right person.A person with an analytical mind and alot of money to defray the cost.
Too, there are probably local people that didnt want to end up dead by giving any info.Just guessing.
if I remember correctly, the owner of the farm took a polygraph and passed so they didnt focus on anyone else who could have left the evidence in their barn.
bob said Lawson paper,,,do you mean Lawton? And Im still not getting the last name because you typed it differently twice.
BIG BAD JOHN

North Richland Hills, TX

#214 Feb 7, 2013
Headache wrote:
I read through all the newspaper clippings on the GS murder website. There are various clues there, but I think they spent too much time and effort trying to get GLH , therefore didnt investigate thoroughly.I still believe it can be solved- by the right person.A person with an analytical mind and alot of money to defray the cost.
Too, there are probably local people that didnt want to end up dead by giving any info.Just guessing.
if I remember correctly, the owner of the farm took a polygraph and passed so they didnt focus on anyone else who could have left the evidence in their barn.
bob said Lawson paper,,,do you mean Lawton? And Im still not getting the last name because you typed it differently twice.

I,am 48 years old now and as i remeber i was 13 years old living in oklahoma at that time. This was heartbreaking and scary news all over oklahoma that next day. I could not sleep at night knowing that this creep was out there running around. Too me i think he did it and even some of the indian tribes say he did. Although it makes wonder sometime if by very slim chance some-one else did that awfull brutal crime. I have read many people saying that harming kids was not his style. Even though he was a rapist and a truly sick person i wonder if there were any other sex offenders living near that area at the time? Too many loose ends i have read on that case.
Headache

Salina, OK

#215 Feb 8, 2013
I was told by someone that he raped his wife. they were separated or divorcing or something. They both drank and fought so she was a victim of domestic violence. This comes from friend of family but maybe they were just in denial. i dont know, I just have a hard time believing one person carried the bodies out to the road all by himself. they would have had to make more than one trip without being seen or heard.Thats the main reason I think it was more than one person.Your right- too many loose ends which is the product of a loose investigation.
BIG BAD JOHN

North Richland Hills, TX

#216 Feb 9, 2013
Headache wrote:
I was told by someone that he raped his wife. they were separated or divorcing or something. They both drank and fought so she was a victim of domestic violence. This comes from friend of family but maybe they were just in denial. i dont know, I just have a hard time believing one person carried the bodies out to the road all by himself. they would have had to make more than one trip without being seen or heard.Thats the main reason I think it was more than one person.Your right- too many loose ends which is the product of a loose investigation.

I remember that hole summer and we sure heard alot about that on the news everynight. Being 13 a kid at that time and hearing what happened to those kids gave me the creeps at night and i could not sleep. Late that summer when we moved here to texas in later times they finely found him and it was even news down here in texas. I had forgot all about that until a few years ago when i saw a new news clipping about they were doinga new D,N,A test. Then i started to read the hole old story and saw a number of loose ends that now bring questions to everyone who remembers this. Come to think of it if a friend of his knew he had ecaped from jail at the time and knew he was in that area at that time and knowing that is awfull record would be a prefect set-up on him. It may sound crazy but perhaps a friend of his that was the same way he was and set-him up along with another guy that both took part in that. That thought had just popped in my head but again that probly wasn,t the case.
Headache

Salina, OK

#217 Feb 11, 2013
Actually that was a theory that was goin around at the time.People felt like Mayes county wouldnt listen anyway cause weaver was so adamant about GLH.
The DNA test of someone that was in jail turned up inconclusive. Thats all the DA would say.They used the last of the DNA so whoever did it got away with it.
Big bad john

North Richland Hills, TX

#218 Feb 11, 2013
Thats the sad thing is that if by very slim chance another person did this he has gotton away with it. He may be dead by now by old age but if still alive this means he is roaming around as a free man. This is one loose ended case that i hope is someday truely solved.
ShannonN

Chouteau, OK

#219 Mar 2, 2013
mcaruth wrote:
After talking with my mother more, she said that my Great Uncle sold "part" of his property to the Girl Scouts. The property that we used to go to was turned over to the GRDA and flooded. However, the Girl Scout Camp was not. My mother has a picture of the fireplace chimney from the Girl Scout camp that she and my dad took in 1979. She said that was about all that was left there.
The "permanent" buildings are still there, but in bad condition.
ShannonN

Chouteau, OK

#220 Mar 2, 2013
I turned 5 in June of 1977, and I remember "the Girl Scout Murders." I remember my mom being freaked out; we live across the Grand/Neosho River from the camp. Two summers later I attended a Camp Fire camp on the north shore of Lake Ft. Gibson, again just a few mile from home. My mom was still apprehensive of me attending even thou it was just a day camp session, but she saw the security guard they had posted at the gate. The Camp Fire organization was in transition of replacing their tents to permanent cabins with central heat, attic fans,locking doors and windows, and their own sinks and bathrooms. Those cabins are still in use, and the campers are not left unattended without a counselor or two. There are security guards on duty at night, and the camp ranger on duty during the day.(He's deadly with a bow and arrow, and I imagine a rifle.) Since the murders of these three innocent children, camps have heightened their security measures by far, including better training for the counselors.

The biggest thing that has bothered me in the investigation was when it was decided that Hart was the suspect/killer and that avenue was pursued and nothing else (as far as I know, but seems like) was looked into. If he were not the one (or one of the killers) then the killer or killers were getting further away.

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