Putting out for more Select It Sunday cases to post, so I don’t run out of names and have to post a selection of my own, like I did that one time.
Day: August 2, 2015
Executed Today: Eliza Joyce
Executed on this day in 1833: Eliza Joyce, a poisoner. Since her victims numbered three (her daughter and stepchildren), I suppose she’d count as a serial killer. When they asked her why she did it she said, “I don’t know, except I thought it was such a troublesome thing to bring a family of children into this troublesome world.”
Select It Sunday: Jascie Kaywaykla
This week’s Select It Sunday post was nominated by Justin C., via a message to Charley’s Facebook page. It’s Jascie Kara Kaywaykla. As Justin explained, “She is missing from my hometown, and I don’t remember seeing much about her disappearance.”
I’m not sure how to pronounced Jascie’s first name. Jassie? Jas-kee? Her nickname is Hope, and she may be go by Kara, her middle name, which is certainly easier to pronounce. She’s Native American. I’m not sure what tribe. When I Googled “Kaywaykla” I found out there was a Gene Weeden James Kaywaykla who was an Apache, but the Apaches are pretty far from Oklahoma, where Jascie disappeared from.
Anyway, she was nineteen and vanished after she was dropped off at K-Mart in Lawton, OK for her new job orientation. That was eight years ago.
Under “transportation” her NamUs file says she “took the bus in 2007 or n2008 from ATLANTA GOERGIA AND DALLAS TEXAAS [sic].” But it sounds like this was before she disappeared so I don’t understand why that’s included. Shrug.