The death of Skylar Neese is as gruesome and violent as it is senseless and heartbreaking.
With the arraignment of the second suspect in the case and more and more media coverage, it's important we don't get lost in sensational headlines or heated gossip.
At the very heart of this case is a family that has been ripped apart. By all accounts Skylar was a good kid who had amazing potential.
As we try and come to terms with this situation, we must not forget the tragedy of a life cut short.