OKEMAH, Okla. - The Associated Press is reporting Kevin Sweat, the man charged in the 2008 killings of two Oklahoma girls, will stand trial for their murder.
A judge made the decision Tuesday.
Sweat, who has pleaded not guilty, is accused of shooting and killing 13-year-old Taylor Placker and 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker, found dead on a rural road outside Weleetka.
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