A convicted Oklahoma rapist sent a text message to his alleged victim the night before seven bodies were found on his property.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced Monday that seven bodies were found on the Henryetta property of 39-year-old Jesse McFadden. The gruesome discovery was made after two teenagers went missing in the area on Sunday.
McFadden, who was on the sex offender registry, did not appear in court Monday morning to stand trial on charges of soliciting sexual conduct with a minor and possession of child pornography. The victim in that case has since revealed that McFadden texted her the night before authorities found the seven victims.
“I did exactly what I promised I would do when I got out,” the caption read, obtained exclusively by FOX 23. “I got a marketing job making a lot of money and it was getting advanced, I was there 2 years and I made a great living like I promised I would with you. ”.
“Now it’s all gone, I told you I’m not coming back… This is all your fault for continuing this,” read another set of texts.
McFadden was convicted of rape in 2003, according to Oklahoma Department of Corrections records, and was released in 2020. His pending trial stems from charges brought against him after he was accused of sending sexual messages to a minor. while in prison in 2017, according to FOX. .
Although authorities have not officially identified the seven bodies, relatives have said McFadden, his wife Holly Guess, 35, and their children Rylee Elizabeth Allen, 17, Michael James Mayo, 15, and Tiffany Dore Guess, 13 are among the dead. deceased. Tiffany’s friends, Ivy Webster, 14, and Brittany Brewer, 15, also died in the tragedy, according to their parents.
Guess’s former mother-in-law, Judy White-Allen, said her family is still processing the devastating tragedy. Ms. White-Allen, who is Rylee and Michael’s grandmother, described Guess as a “great mom”, with a “big heart”.
“My children are suffering. My son lost his daughter and his son,” said Ms White-Allen The independent. “My other children lost their niece and nephew. My grandchildren lost their cousins. Rylee and Michael have [four] other brothers who will never know them”.
In a Facebook post, Guess’s mother, Janette Mayo, said her daughter was married to McFadden. Authorities have not confirmed the cause of death for the seven victims, but Mayo said they were shot at various locations on McFadden’s property.
“My daughter loved her children and yes, she married the man who killed them, but her charm fooled her,” Mayo wrote. “He hurt me like the other families, but he took my world from me. My grandchildren and my daughter. I have a hole in my heart…”
Ms Mayo described Ivy as a “sweet little girl” noting that she did not get the chance to meet Britanny.
“I didn’t really know Brittany, but she must have been a sweet little girl for my Tiffany to take care of.” wrote the grieving grandmother. “My prayers are there for the other two families. I only ask that people also remember my family and that they also have names.
Guess’s sister, Heather Pettigrew, set up a GoFundMe account to cover funeral expenses.
“This is a huge tragedy not only for my family but for all of our friends and the community,” Ms. Pettigrew wrote in the fundraiser’s description. “So much was lost so quickly and any help is greatly appreciated.”
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokesman Gerald Davidson said his agency will not officially release the identities of the victims until results are received from the medical examiner’s office.
An amber alert was issued early Monday after Ivy and Brittany failed to return home on Sunday as planned. The advisory was canceled Monday afternoon by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
The two teens were last seen around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning when they were riding with McFadden in a white Chevrolet pickup truck. McFadden, who was convicted of first-degree rape in 2003 and released in October 2020, was on the state’s sex offender registry.
In an interview with told KOTVBrittany’s father, Nathan Brewer, said she had visited the McFadden home several times before and that he was unaware that he had been convicted of rape in the past.
“Brittany was an outgoing person. In fact, she was selected to be Miss Henryetta… back in July for this Miss National Miss pageant in Tulsa. And she now she won’t make it because she’s dead. She’s gone,” Brewer said.
At a vigil Monday night, Brewer told hundreds of people that the circumstances surrounding his daughter’s death “are just a parent’s worst nightmare, and I’m living it.” He said that Brittany had aspired to be a teacher or a veterinarian.
Henryetta Public Schools also posted on Facebook and their website that they mourn the loss of several of their students.
At this time we are all grieving the tragedy of the loss of several of our students,” the statement said. “Our hearts are heavy and we have considered what would be best for our students in the days ahead.”