High-profile murder trial is underway in Custer County

CUSTER COUNTY, Okla. – A high-profile murder trial is underway in Custer County. 16-year-old JaRay Wilson’s body was discovered in a shallow grave in 2013, 14 months after she vanished. Within hours of the discovery, Tucker McGee was arrested for her murder. An informant told authorities that McGee shot and killed Wilson after they smoked synthetic marijuana. […]

State rests in murder trial of man accused of killing Weatherford teen

ARAPAHO, Okla. – The state rested Monday afternoon in the murder trial of Tucker McGee. He’s accused of killing 16-year-old Jaray Wilson in October 2012. A witness testified McGee was high on K2 before he shot Wilson. The motive is still unclear. The judge dismissed the jury for the night around 5:00 p.m. They’ll be back Tuesday […]

Police looking for leads in teen’s disappearance

ARAPAHO, Okla.—Authorities are still searching for a missing Oklahoma teenager who might have been sold into human trafficking. Originally, police thought 16-year-old Jaray Wilson ran away. However, new information suggests she might be held against her will. According to authorities, 37-year-old Gilberto Paz is a person of interest in the disappearance. Officials at the Custer County […]

Community hopes candlelight vigil brings home Weatherford teen

WEATHERFORD, Okla. — More than 200 Weatherford residents gathered at Rader Park Sunday evening to hold a candlelight vigil for missing teenager, 16-year-old JaRay Wilson. Wilson left her parent’s home on Oct. 7.  She told them she was going to church with a friend but then later called to say she wasn’t coming back home […]

Salvation Army raising human trafficking awareness

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City is a crossroads for human trafficking; young, innocent victims sold into the sex trade. The Salvation Army has joined with OATH (Oklahomans Against Trafficking Humans) on an awareness campaign to make sure that Oklahomans know about the crime literally happening in our own back yard. Wednesday, Major Francina Proctor, Associate Area […]

Ohio missing women give missing Okla. teen’s family new hope

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Three missing Cleveland, Ohio, girls found alive after about 10 years have given renewed hope to an Oklahoma family who is still waiting for their daughter to return home. JaRay Wilson, 16, disappeared Oct. 15, 2012. The Weatherford teen was last seen in a surveillance picture taken the day before at a […]

Man convicted of killing Weatherford teen sentenced

CUSTER COUNTY, Okla. — A man convicted of killing a Weatherford teen was sentenced on Monday. Last month, a jury found Tucker McGee guilty of first-degree murder and recommended life without parole.  Tucker McGee is convicted of killing 16-year-old JaRay Wilson in October 2012. Prosecutors say he shot her in the head along a rural […]

Jury deliberating in Tucker McGee murder trial

ARAPAHO, Okla. – The jury is deliberating in the high profile murder trial of Tucker McGee, the man accused of killing 16-year-old JaRay Wilson. McGee’s mother was one of the last witnesses for the defense. Tucker McGee did not take the stand. The jury went out at 4:45 p.m. 9 men and 3 woman are […]

Family overwhelmed with emotion after verdict of murder trial

CUSTER COUNTY — It took about 2 and a half hours for the jury to find Tucker McGee guilty of first degree murder and recommend life without parole. It is the justice JaRay’s parents have been waiting for, not just throughout this trial, but through the heartbreaking years since their daughter was shot and killed. […]

Update: Two more to be charged in connection with Weatherford murder

Update: 5/22 – According to an assistant Custer County District Attorney, two more people in connection with the murder of an Oklahoma teen will be charged tomorrow. Officials say one juvenile and one adult are facing charges in connection with JaRay Wilson’s murder. The adult is facing charges of accessory to murder after the fact. […]

Two more, teen and juvenile, now charged in missing teen JaRay Wilson’s murder

WEATHERFORD, Okla. –  Officials have arrested two more suspects in connection with the murder of 16-year-old JaRay Wilson. Wilson went missing in October of 2012 and investigators thought she had been sold into human trafficking. Her body was found 14 months later in a wooded area near Weatherford. 19-year-old Tucker McGee was arrested for her […]

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