One final sickening event in this saga – Prom with a Queen Killer
So let’s meet the last players who made it possible for Shelia Eddy to get some great final memories to take with her to prison. While Rachel knew her days were numbered, Shelia did not. She was carrying on as the self absorbed psychopath that was oblivious to reality as usual. Shelia was in a dilemma because she no longer had a killing mate with Rachel having turned against her in January & subsequently having a falling out resulting in lessening time together in 2013 until ultimately eroding away completely. So Shelia spent more & more time hanging out with Shania Ammons, & her cousin Alexis Eddy, either grooming her to be a killer too or perhaps she was already one in the making, judging by this conversation where they don’t flinch at killing turtles. Shelia also started hanging out more with Raven Lester, who also had no gripes about associating with & thus showing her public support for a killer. Which is all the more puzzling given that at this point we are now 6+ months into widespread knowledge among the town that Shelia is a killer (& 4 months since Rachel confessed it & implicated Shelia to police). At least with Alexis Eddy we can look at the family link as an excuse for choosing to remain a supporter & friend, but what excuse does Raven Lester have? Here’s a compilation of Raven Lester, who reminds many people of Shelia in her looks, attitude, & demeanor, so you can try & get a sense of who she is & why she would do what she did next. In April of 2013, Raven invited Shelia to her prom in yet another lesbian undertone sort of way. Shelia said yes. Now keep in mind that Raven JUST MET Shelia in April of 2013 so why does she befriend & invite a known killer to the prom? Who wants to associate with a killer that is literally 2 weeks away from being arrested for murder? EVERYONE & their pet dog knew it was coming. What is below is perhaps the most blood boiling & outrageously sickening aspect of this case aside from the actual killing of Skylar.
Oh what a magical carefree time for the ice queen of Morgantown as she got to mingle her bloodstained hands among the crowds of other students on the dance floor….
What heaven it must have been for Shelia, who had already killed one student last summer, & was now being allowed to go to prom even though the locals & authorities had known since Fall of 2012 (& officially Jan 3rd with Rachel’s implicating confession) that she was a stone cold blooded premeditated calculating KILLER! Surely she felt on top of the world & like nothing could stop her, so why not take that experienced knife stabbing hand form of hers & turn it into a lovely shooter pose practice with this gun toting grip & kiss of death as if to secretly tell herself, “The Joke Is On All Of You, who should I kill next….”
Shelia was in oblivious denial & not believing the rumors about Rachel’s confession because she saw Rachel roaming freely & maybe to her own surprise, she too had remained free as a bird all this time, so despite relentless harassment from locals for six months, at some point she just dismissed them all as “haters” when their prophecies of their impending doom were never coming to fruition week after week after week as the authorities’ “investigation” dragged on at the expense & safety of Morgantown’s citizens – while Shelia continued her living life to the fullest as recklessly & dangerously as possible……
No one was safe with Shelia free, especially not turtles, as Shelia & Alexis were talking back & forth about killing turtles in April 2013. It seems apparent that the evil sickness of being capable of killing animals & progressing to humans runs in the family for the Eddy’s.
The Public Arrest of Shelia Eddy
So when the events of May 1, 2013 happened, the town was shocked, & the revelation that 2 friends of Skylar’s had murdered her became national headlines. While Rachel Shoaf was self-surrendering (now that her agreed upon plea deal was official, ending her 4 extra month allowance of spared freedom & life that she did not give to Skylar), across town Shelia Eddy was out to lunch with her mom at Cracker Barrel, 2000 University Town Centre Drive, Granville, WV 26501. When news broke of Rachel’s confession & plea deal around 1pm on tv & in the restaurant, people were talking about the case & who the unidentified second killer was. The waitress stated Shelia’s mother quickly asked for the check despite not eating their food yet. They ran out of the restaurant only to be surrounded by police. (Hmm wonder how the mother knew what was happening, could it be because Skylar’s body was found on her family’s property!? & yet she continued aiding & abetting her evil little daughter until the end). Shelia was arrested in the parking lot of Cracker Barrel because she had been under 24 hour surveillance since January 3rd’s confession by Rachel! To this day, the media STILL HAS NOT REPORTED THE NAME OF SHELIA EDDY!
It may take months or a few years more since the wheels of justice are going especially slow in this case, but the general consensus is that Shania Ammons will eventually be charged with one or more crimes (ranging from accessory to murder, to evidence tampering &/or obstruction of justice/hindering an investigation) , & that Eddy family members will face tampering with evidence/obstruction of justice charges. It remains to be seen whether or not Raven Lester’s continued support to associate with a killer means nothing more then she is just a fan of killers or that she had a role with the murder or cover-up to hinder the investigation. I hope that Shelia Eddy, who was the leader & mastermind of the murder, gets the death penalty, but that’s wishful thinking since anyone under 18 can never face the death penalty. She will however, most certainly get the book thrown at her since we are putting those responsible for carrying out justice ON BLAST, & hoping the bigger media outlets soon follow suit so maximum heat is on the court.
We all fully expect this evil witch to get first degree murder as it was PRE-MEDITATED MURDER. The killers reportedly counted to 3 before stabbing Skylar, & Shelia is so conditioned to being able to say & do anything on social media without consequence from adults that she apparently thought it wasn’t a bad idea to admit to it online here in April 2013 , & further backed in this article by the Dominion Post on May 16, 2013 describing details of the murder.
Now CNN, Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, etc, how about you & all of the other media outlets follow suit & stop protecting the identity of this evil monster. In the interim, we have updated Skylar’s wikipedia page to reflect that Shelia Eddy is her 2nd killer with reference to this report. How disgusting can it get, that Shelia would go on Team Skylar’s facebook & have the audacity to talk to Dave Neese, the victims father, pretending like she did not kill his daughter? The little filthy piece of trash scum with an obsession for Law & Order & wondering if they ever had an episode they couldn’t figure out, would have things like this to say to everyone in the final days before her arrest, & then for the proof in the pudding that shes the grim reaper’s right hand man & mastermind in this case, basically telling Rachel to suck it up & own her choice to tag along.” Even the biggest Jodi Arias haters on the planet which claim she has no remorse, would consider her an angel compared to the egregious garbage that this daughter of Satan spewed nonstop until the very end. She actually even downplays stabbing Skylar to death. As for Rachel, there is a superficial sense of atonement about her plight for ending up in a psych ward before confessing & cooperating, because every time I see these tweets from her where she is telling us to “move the fuck on because its JUST her past” tells me she still doesn’t grasp the magnitude of taking a human life – A YOUNG HUMAN LIFE – so I hope she gets the 40 year maximum the judge can still sentence her to despite the plea deal that calls for 20 years of outrageous injustice. Also when she confessed she was under the belief she was getting COMPLETE IMMUNITY, but once Skylar’s body was found to be just across state lines into Pennsylvania, & that Skylar was found nearly decapitated because her throat was slit once the many stab wounds did not kill her, their DA demanded the deal pulled & a compromise with WV made or they were going to charge these killers themselves, so immunity was taken off the table & second degree murder was offered as a compromise. It all kind of ruins the whole sense of atonement on Rachel’s part as she was serving her best interests, no matter how much guilt she was feeling or bombardment of harassment she was getting. Imagine that, Rachel went from thinking she was going to walk completely free for confessing to stabbing to death & nearly beheading Skylar, to likely getting 20 years, but possibly still 40 years when the judge sentences her. Hopefully Shelia is played into a confession & the deal pulled too, resulting in the death penalty somehow.
Bringing Change: Skylar’s Law & Hope for the Lost Moral Compass of Morgantown to Return
Typically when the nation is watching WV they’re tuned into the NCAA basketball tournament or a post football season bowl game where WVU is competing. Now the nation is taking notice to the Skylar Neese case.
The stereotypes of WV exist. It’s known for disadvantaged poverty stricken areas, unemployment running rampant as the EPA puts more and more coal miners out of work, significant health problems and the prescription drug problem from Florida pain clinics has spread to southern WV.
However, Morgantown was one city in WV that was immune to the recession, continually growing and was consistently on the Forbes list for “Best Small Places For Business And Careers” and “America’s Top College Towns”. So what happened? How is that they’re making headlines for 2 teenagers killing their best friend? There seems to be lots of theories.
One theory starts with WVU consistently being voted the #1 party school in America. This is why morals are skewed here. This coupled with the prescription pill problem from Southern WV has traveled north. West Virginia reported the ninth highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the nation among 18 to 25-year-olds, according to this recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey. The amount of “rich kids” with prescription drug problems is out of control. High school students want to party like they’re in college and parents have “Peter Pan” syndrome and never want to grow up. The whole community is trying to keep up with the college kids. Hence parents hosting underage drinking parties and very permissive with drugs. Our villains of this story had those type of parents, & broken homes made it all that much easier for Rachel & Shelia to be a part of the teenage drug culture here. They thought they were invincible & therefore flaunted their drug use on social media. They were proud to be “partying like rock stars” at 16. They had been able to do what they wanted, when they wanted, for so long they thought they could get away with murder. I spoke with one local whose son played sports in HS, was popular & good looking, but when his best friend organized a large after prom party, it was apparently only for drug users so this boy was left out since he didn’t do drugs. I’ve heard this a lot about getting outcast for not embracing being an out of control drug using party-er because being such is embraced & celebrated in Morgantown. A lot of locals are sick of the ruthless teens that post whatever illegal or reckless activities they want online with no repercussions, & they are sick of law enforcement doing nothing either. Rachel was constantly telling people on twitter to come to Young Life Christian club – & in the same breath asking who wants to smoke weed & drink & get high & drunk!? Imagine the culture ingrained in these teens heads to give them the power to openly flaunt that! It starts with the adults, & when this case started blowing up around town in January, NO ONE in the University High administration did anything to prevent these killers from having access to the other students because they continued to ignore what they had done. Even murder.
Another theory is that Morgantown still has their small city America mindset and they’re not equipped to deal the demands of a fast growing city. One of the more notable residents of Morgantown, WV was the actor, Don Knotts . Don Knotts was best known for his role as Deputy Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show. Don Knotts was right at home in Mayberry because it was a small town where everybody knows your name, very similar to Morgantown, WV. Unfortunately Morgantown has drastically changed and the police force hasn’t quite caught up. The “Barney Fife” friendly bumbling cops were not equipped to deal with a case of this nature. They were too naive and thought Skylar was a runaway because she climbed out her window to a waiting car. They didn’t consider she had possibly done this before and had full intention of returning. They definitely didn’t suspect her friends of anything more than giving her a ride somewhere and lying about. Therefore no Amber Alert was issued and the focus was initially not on the car she left in.
One legacy Skylar Neese will leave behind is Skylar’s Law. It expands the state of WV’s Amber Alert system to include any child who has disappeared and is believed to be in danger. Skylar’s parents hope to expand it nationwide.
There are still good moral, ethical people people in Morgantown, WV willing to help their neighbor & very friendly, but for some reason parents would rather be friends with their kids than authority figures so the right thing to do is becoming the minority since its hard for kids to gravitate towards this especially when their elders are not leading the way, & you are labeled a nerd if you do not join in. For the parents who do act responsible & have kids that are focused on their future, it is hard to find good friends who are not a bad influence.
Morgantown citizens are proud and do not want this case to define who they are. One can expect the residents to take their town back and turn things around. Multiple efforts, both public and private must happen for Morgantown to make the changes that need to be made. First and foremost everyone is now more aware of what is going on with their teen population.
You live & learn, & things come & go full circle. Like the local purists fighting to get their town back, Skylar loved the classic 1990’s show Boy Meets World, & at the end of this year, the spin off Girl Meets World, which stars Cory & Topanga reprising their roles, will premiere on tv! I’m sure that wherever Skylar is, she will be enjoying the show & seeing our world from a better place then the one that betrayed her at the hands of her own best friends.
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If you can’t get enough of these characters, here’s some raw deleted notes that were typed about Skylar, Shania, Shelia & Rachel from interviews with sources that just didn’t make it into the story.
RELATED ARTICLES & UPDATES IN THE SKYLAR NEESE MURDER STORY
*June 20, 2013 UPDATE* Shania Ammons goes private, while we go more public!
*June 25, 2013 UPDATE* Coroner refuses to give up the body of Skylar Neese to her parents – CALL & EMAIL HIM!
*June 25, 2013 UPDATE* Skylar Neese Murder – Details emerge about another suspect being investigated
*June 27, 2013 UPDATE* Shania Ammons Arrested, About the Gang, & Mail.
*June 28, 2013 UPDATE* Exclusive Interview with the surviving victim that killer Shelia Eddy tried to destroy
*June 29, 2013 UPDATE* Radar Online credits NewsBall for the Skylar Neese murder story in their article
*July 1, 2013 UPDATE* LANDMARK MOMENT: Examiner gives NewsBall credit & identifies Shelia Eddy