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Confession Released in Case of Jake Evans, Teen Charged With Killing Mom, Sister

It seems that 17-year-old Jake Evans never intended to hide the October murders of his mother Jami, 47, and sister Mallory, 15. Immediately after the killings, Jake called 911 (heard below) and told the operator, “I just killed my mother and sister” and “I shot them with a .22 revolver.” A confession Jake wrote following his arrest offers insight into the young man’s thought process before and after the slayings.

Police: Texas Teen Confessed to Killing Mom, Sister

It was 12:34 a.m. Thursday when Texas teen Jake Evans, 17, picked up the phone and made the call saying, “Uh, I just killed my mom and my sister.”

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