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.
The bodies of Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten, 16, and Jerry Don Savage, 47, were spotted from an Oklahoma Highway Patrol helicopter, said city spokesman Mark Bratcher.
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.