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The proceeding for Kevin Sweat is set for Tuesday afternoon in Okfuskee County District Court in Okemah.

A judge last month determined there is enough evidence for Mr. Sweat to stand trial in connection with the slaying of 23-year-old Ashley Taylor. Investigators said fragmented human bones found smoldering on the property of Mr. Sweat’s father are consistent with Ms. Taylor but are not an exact match.

Mr. Sweat also is accused in the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Taylor Placker and 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker near Weleetka.

Mr. Sweat has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.

From wire dispatches and staff reports