Prosecutors in West Virginia have accused Shelia Eddy , the 16-year-old West Virginia teen, as being the mastermind behind the savage murder of her former-best friend, Skylar Neese in July 2012, reports The Daily News.
Eddy is the second teen to be charged in the murder of Skylar Neese, the girls other childhood friend, Rachel Shoaf with being behind the murder.
Here’s what you need to know…
1. The Girl’s Allegedly ‘Didn’t Like Skylar Anymore’
It’s alleged by prosecutors that both girls lured Neese into the woods and fatally stabbed her to death in July 2012 because they didn’t like her anymore.
2. Eddy Will Be Charged as an Adult
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) December 22, 2012
Despite being 16 years old, Eddy will be charged as an adult. Shoaf pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in May 2013 and was found guilty. She is still awaiting sentencing and could face up to 40 years.
Eddy is expected to be indicted on murder charges in the coming weeks. It had been reported that Shoaf may face lesser charges if she told police about any possible accomplices.
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3. Eddy Was Involved in the Campaign to Help Find Her Friend
HAHAH baby me = meanie pic.twitter.com/qyS2gBZ
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) January 9, 2013
After Skylar Neese was declared missing in July 2012, Eddy joined in the campaign to help find her former friend. In January 2013, Shoaf broke down and told investigators where they could find Neese’s body.
4. On Her Twitter Profile She Openly Talks About Being a ‘Stoner’
Eddy talks about smoking weed on Twitter:
maybe you should swallow your pride, smoke a blunt, pull the dick out of your ass THEN come talk to me
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) January 8, 2013
i wish all restaurants delivered, that'd be a stoners dream come true
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) January 18, 2013
last dancee with mary janee, one more time to kill the painn
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) January 14, 2013
Interestingly most of the tweets that reference marijuana are from January 2013, the same month that her friend Rachel Shoaf confessed to killing Skylar Neese.
5. She Disappeared From Twitter in April
She was an active tweeter until April 30 2013:
this generation is fucked. imagine what it'll be like when our kids have kids
— shelia eddy (@_sheliiaa) April 24, 2013