It's very hard to talk to a family about things like this.

I'm very proud of the fact we received an award for being the outstanding program in the entire country, ... To my knowledge, no DA's office or DHS office in Oklahoma has ever received that national recognition.

This is one of the most, if not the most, heinous, atrocious and cruel case that I've been involved with in my 24 years as a district attorney. We will be seeking the death penalty.

While a good portion of the money collected goes to the custodial parents to help in raising their kids.

They're doing a fantastic job, ... When I first took over as district attorney, we were collecting $1 million a year in child support payments. Now we're collecting $1 million a month in child support payments.

This does not appear to be a spur-of-the-moment crime of opportunity but a well-thought-out, premeditated act with months of planning and preparation.

He turned the corner there.