15-year-old girl and 18-year-old boyfriend charged with plotting to kill Oklahoma family

Monday, July 23, 2018
15-year-old and her boyfriend accused of plotting to kill her family
15-year-old and her boyfriend accused of plotting to kill her family

LINCOLN COUNTY, Oklahoma -- A teen couple has been charged in an alleged murder plot in Oklahoma.

Authorities said a 15-year-old girl and her 18-year-old boyfriend, Zachary Sligar, planned to kill her family.

The girl allegedly planned to murder her family after her mom refused to allow her to become emancipated.

"They came up with a plan to do a three-way homicide by killing mom, dad and an older sister that lives on the property," said Lincoln County Sheriff Charlie Dougherty.

Investigators said Sligar left his home with a handgun and met the 15-year-old at her home while her family was asleep. She allegedly also had a gun.

"Zach goes into the bedroom, fires one time at dad and misses and shoots a hole in his pillow. Immediately turns the gun on mom. Shoots her one time in the face," Dougherty said.

The 15-year-old told Sligar to go home so she could come up with a story.

Authorities said the two had already packed their bags.

"That was their plan, to kill those three and move along with life," Dougherty said.

Both of them were arrested and one of the guns was recovered at the scene.

The district attorney plans to file criminal charges against Sligar for three counts of conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, one count of shooting with intent to kill and one count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

The 15-year-old will be charged with the same but as a youthful offender.