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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    In 2008 Joanne Witt was a single 47-year-old raising a rebellious teenage daughter, Tylar Witt. Joanne's father, Norbert Witt, said his daughter provided Tylar with the "best possible life … acting lessons, riding lessons, summer camp … a modeling course and portfolio. … [Tylar] flew around the country in a private plane. … Had every electronic device ever made." Watch "20/20" Friday at 10 p.m. ET
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    In late 2008, Tylar Witt was a 14-year-old high school freshman when she met Steven Colver, then 19. The teens told Joanne Witt their relationship was like a brother and sister, and Joanne later let Colver move in.
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    Tensions grew between Joanne, Tylar and Colver after Joanne discovered Tylar hiding, naked, in Colver's closet. Soon after, Joanne found Tylar's journal, which described the sexual relationship. She told the teens they couldn't see each other and insisted that Colver move out. Here he is seen in Joanne's driveway, packing his belongings with a friend.
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    Joanne took Tylar's journal to the local police, threatening to press charges against Steven for statutory rape. Worried that Steven would go to prison, tearing them apart for good, the star-crossed lovers devised a drastic and evil plan: kill Joanne, then themselves. Joanne was stabbed to death in her home on June 12, 2009.
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    According to Tylar's testimony, she waited outside her mother's bedroom while Colver entered the room and stabbed Joanne 20 times.
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    After the killing, Tylar and Colver fled to San Francisco and rented this Holiday Inn room, where they planned to act out their suicide pact. Police found their belongings scattered all over the room, but Tylar and Steven were gone.
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    After six days on the run, Tylar and Steven were found hiding from authorities behind this dumpster.
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  • Tylar Witt Murder Photos Slideshow

    On June 17, 2009 Tylar and Steven were arrested and taken into custody. These mugshots were taken, depicting their newly dyed black hair.
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