More details on Miranda's troubled background and her bizarre personality:'
Barbour attended school in Mat-Su through the 2009-10 school year, spending her first semester at Colony High School before transferring to Valley
Pathways High School(An "Alternative school") near Palmer and Wasilla
from a facebook conversation:
--"McKenzie Moffitt I knew her. She was in North Star
while I was there, and we kept in contact for a short while after she left the
('North Star' most probably refers to the name of what's described as a "36-bed acute psychiatric hospital
for Adolescent girls 13-17 years
old" located in Anchorage)
Aimee Vaneyll, 20 mother of Elytte Barbour's child:
“He told me he used to have voices in his head
,” Vaneyll said, “and when he did the Ecstasy, they all went away.”...
Miranda Dean was already six months pregnant when she moved from Alaska to the two traffic-lights town of Coats, where her mother lived. Vaneyll, who
would become her friend, described Dean as a young woman of strong feelings, obsessed with sex
and deeply disdainful of obesity.
...Vaneyll “I know Miranda (Barbour) loved sex and sexual things. We were all together one time and she was touching hot wax and began to moan like
she was having an orgasm.”
--Vaneyll wasn’t buying Miranda Barbour’s story about having just “delightful conversations” with men for money.
“She loved sex
,” Vaneyll said. “She went to sex stores to buy sex toys.”
Miranda Barbour also detested individuals who were obese, Vaneyll said.
“She hated them a fiery passion,” she said.
LaFerrara weighed more than 275 pounds and stood more than 6 feet tall.