Contact Us

Texas Teenage Murderer Jake Evans Says ‘Halloween’ Movie Inspired Family Killings

Booking Photo

Jake Evans, a 17-year-old who called 911 to tell police he killed his mother and sister at their Aledo home last October, wrote in his confession he was inspired by a popular horror movie. It’s a story that will further the debate on whether violent movies, games, etc., have an effect on these types of situations.

In his confession, Evans wrote that he was inspired by the 2007 remake of the movie ‘Halloween,’ directed by heavy metal musician Rob Zombie.

“While watching it I was amazed at how at ease the boy was during the murders and how little remorse he had afterword [sic]. I was thinking to myself it would be the same for me when I kill someone,” Evans wrote in his confession.

“After I watched the movie I put it back in the case and threw it in the trashcan so that people wouldn’t think that it influenced me in any way,” Evans also wrote.

Evans confessed to watching ‘Halloween’ three times the week he killed his mother, Jamie Evans, and 15-year-old sister Mallory. He used a .22 revolver in the killings.

His 911 call went viral. It portrays a remorseless teen who admittedly called himself evil. You can listen to it below.

Listen to Jake Evans’ 911 call

Subscribe to 101.5 KNUE on

Best of 101.5 KNUE

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KNUE Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KNUE Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.