ADA, Okla. (AP) – A teenager who was abducted as she left school last week was found shot to death Saturday along with a man her mother had once dated. Authorities said it appeared to be a murder-suicide.
As previously posted and now confirmed the incident was in relation to the fact that the alleged kidnapper and killer, Jerry Don Savage had a previous relationship with Caitlin’s mom and had attempted to kidnap her.
Savage, who had dated the girl’s mother, Donna Wooten, reportedly called the girl’s grandmother Friday afternoon and threatened to harm Caitlin, Bratcher said.
He said Savage was recently arrested on charges of attempting to kidnap Donna Wooten. Wooten obtained a protective order against Savage on Aug. 30, court records show, but he was out of jail on bond when Caitlin disappeared.
The deaths appear to be murder-suicide, said Jessica Brown, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
Savage had previously lived in the area and knew the owner of the land where the bodies were found, authorities said. The landowner, Saye Sliger, was arrested as a possible accessory to the crime, Brown said.
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A Sad Conclusion to the Abduction of Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten [Blog: Scared Monkeys]
From KOTV 6, The bodies of missing teen Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten and her alleged abductor Jerry Don Savage were spotted by troopers who were searching for them in an Oklahoma Highway Patrol helicopter shortly before 10 am.
Officials in Ada say the bodies of Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten and Jerry Don Savage were spotted by troopers who were searching for them in an Oklahoma Highway Patrol helicopter shortly before 10 am.
Ada spokesman Mark Bratcher says the troopers guided a search team on the ground to the partially wooded area in Pontotoc County six miles southwest of Ada. Bratcher says each of the victims died from gunshot wounds, but it wasn’t known how long they had been dead.
As posted yesterday, an Amber Alert issues for 16 year old Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten who had been taken at gun point by Jerry Don Savage. Less than 24 hours later both are found dead from gun shot wounds.
A truly sad ending to an all to common situation in this country that could have been prevented. Reportedly, there was a restraining order against Jerry Don Savage, the ex-boy friend of Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten’s mother. He had allegedly kidnapped or had attempted to kidnap Caitlin’s mother.
Court records show Savage had a protective order filed against him on August 30th. We’re told he is the ex-boyfriend of Wooten’s mother.
This country needs to figure out a better way of how to protect children and those that actually obey the laws. Authorities need to figure out that “THE INNOCENT HAVE RIGHT TO!!!”. A piece of “protective order” paper is worth about as much as the paper it is written on to a person who does not care about the law. We need to start treating these individuals as the CRIMINALS they are and not worrying about their rights.
FORGIVE ME, BUT WHO WAS LOOKING OUT AFTER CAITLIN ELIZABETH WOOTEN’S RIGHTS?
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Amber Alert issues for 16 year old Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten
KTUL 8, Amber Alert Issued For Girl In Pontotoc County for 16 year old Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten is a white female, about 5’4″ and 125 pounds with shoulder-length, sandy brown hair.
Ada – An Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted at gunpoint from her high school in Ada. 16-year-old Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten is a white female, about 5’4″ and 125 pounds with shoulder-length, sandy brown hair. She was last seen at about three o’clock at Ada High School wearing shorts and an Ada High School cheer-leading uniform.
The suspect in this case is 47-year-old Jerry Don Savage. He is 5’11″ and 180 pounds. He has green eyes. He is also the ex-boyfriend of Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten’s mother. Savage had a protective order filed against him on August 30th.
The suspect in this case is 47-year-old Jerry Don Savage. He is 5’11″ and 180 pounds. He has green eyes. He is driving a blue or green, late model Toyota pickup truck with the partial license plate PRB-. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Witnesses say Wooten was seen getting into Savage’s green Dodge truck at gunpoint. That pickup was found near Ada, but neither Savage nor Wooten have been found. The blue or green Toyota pickup is a new vehicle description. Court records show Savage had a protective order filed against him on August 30th. We’re told he is the ex-boyfriend of Wooten’s mother.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten or Jerry Savage are asked to call 911 immediately.
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