Scotty Baker was a good kid. The 10-year-old boy was in the 5th grade at Paces Creek Elementary School in Clay County, Kentucky. Scotty was the kind of kid who always had a smile on his face and was friends with just about everyone. He loved to play basketball and to go shooting with his rifle.
Because his parents had divorced, Scotty would sometimes stay with his mother Ruth, sometimes with his father Donnie and his new wife Stephanie, and sometimes with his grandmother. Though he primarily lived with Rose, all three guardians lived nearby and loved spending time with Scotty, so it wasn’t a problem for them at all…