Four North Carolina Teens Charged in Bizarre Killing

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'Bizarre' Teen Murder Case

Prosecutors say they are still piecing together what happened and why.

"It is bizarre when you get four teenagers and their friends in a situation like this," said Waller. "It's going to take some time to sort out what went on here. We're working through it."

The suspects told investigators that "they attempted to utilize medications commonly used for animals to plan the murder and read the deceased his fortune using tarot cards just prior to his death," a police search warrant affidavit says.

Police recovered burned incense and ashes, syringes, tarot cards and the drugs Potassium Bromide and Diazapam from the trailer, which was owned by Dahlquist's family. Potassium Bromide is a sedative and anti-convulsant sometimes used to treat seizures in dogs; Diazapam is the active chemical in Valium.

Victim: 'Lots of Energy and a Great Heart'

Police believe Silliman, who was reported missing by his parents on Thanksgiving, was killed Nov. 30. Alan O'Neal, his scoutmaster, described Silliman as "extremely creative, intelligent, with lots of energy and a great heart."

"He was always very caring for everybody around him. He would jump in and help with anything, he was very caring toward younger scouts," he said.

It is unclear how Silliman came to be at the trailer. In the months before his death, he dyed his hair red and began wearing what were described as "goth" clothing. He was briefly institutionalized, O'Neal confirmed, though it was not immediately clear why.

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