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Text messages indicate mother was taunted by daughter’s killer

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Posted at 7:44 PM, Sep 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-08 19:44:22-04

CHICAGO, Ill. — New details in the murder case of a 14-year-old Illinois girl indicates her mother was taunted by the killer via text messages.

The mother, Brenda O’Laughlin, received a slew of strange, horrifying texts from her 14-year-old daughter, Kelli’s phone in October 2011, according to CBS.

“Hello Brenda”

“Love your pic”

“She wanted me to tell you something before I killed her.”

“I think you love you Bren”

Brenda replied, “Who are you and what do you want?”

She had no idea the sender was likely her daughter’s killer.

“You will know soon when I come see you,” is all she received as a reply.

When she arrived home she found her daughter lying in a pool of blood.

Police said Kelli walked in on a burglary in her home, and was stabbed repeatedly.

Cops linked John Wilson Jr. to the case after his  DNA was found at the scene. They also discovered through mobile tracking that his personal phone was travelling with Kelli’s phone.

Wilson’s defense attorney says it’s not out of the question that Kelli stabbed herself, or someone else stabbed her.