Graphic evidence related to Bever family murders released after Michael Bever's conviction
WARNING: The photos and video contained in this story are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers.
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Evidence released Friday from the investigation into the Bever family murders includes chilling images of the brothers just after their 2015 arrest, childlike drawings inside Michael Bever's jailhouse journal and a heartbreaking 911 recording of one of the young victims begging for help.
Michael Bever was convicted last week of killing his parents and three siblings and attacking another sister who survived. A jury has recommended he be sentenced to life in prison with a chance at parole.
His older brother, Robert, pleaded guilty to the same charges and is serving five life sentences.
Among the evidence is a red composition notebook in which Michael Bever made crayon drawings while behind bars at the Tulsa County Jail.
He often drew about death, the murders of his family and other killers he admired, including Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes and cult leader Jim Jones.
In his initial police interview, Michael Bever says he only stabbed one of his brothers but later admits to stabbing his mother, cutting his finger in the process.
Michael said he pretended to try to help his brothers and sisters but really tricked them until Robert could kill them. When asked how he felt about the attack hours later, he told the detective he didn't want to think about it.
Watch Bever's interview with police. It has been censored to protect the innocent.