Barbara Dubois was born and raised in Yoknapatawpha CountyBarbara Dubois had participated in pageants since she was a child and was expected to win this one until tragedy struck.

Bill was born and raised in Oxford but prefers living in Europe


DOB: 1/15/90
Occupation: Consulting Director, Lamar Cosmetics
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Found body
Excerpt: "Some, though, weren't convinced that Bill's darkness was a young man's phase."

Yvonne Boyd is the Events Manager at the YCCC


DOB: Sept. 6, 1973
Occupation: YCCC Events Manager
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Relationship to case: Called 911
Excerpt: "[Yvonne and her husband] agreed to work on their relationship by scheduling regular date nights [...] until recently, when Taylor..."

The one bright spot in Susan's life of loss was her daughter, Barbara


DOB: July 13, 1971
Occupation: Pageant mother
Hometown: Batesville, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's mother
Excerpt: "[Susan] felt as though her heart would break, but managed to survive by concentrating on her daughter."

Walbert Dopelson has lived in Oxford most of his life, but is well-traveled and well-educated


DOB: September 8, 1966
Occupation: Director, Yoknapatawpha County Library
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Festival director
Excerpt: "[Walbert] is rumored to have dated [REDACTED] for a short period after the death of her…"

In his life, Marty Rutgers has been associated with a number of questionable choices, his own and other people's


DOB: October 17, 1969
Occupation: Consultant
Hometown: Yoknapatawpha County, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's pageant coach
Excerpt: "He buffed the floors for seven years until a sting operation by the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department led to the arrest of the school's…"

Denny Buchanan has led a privileged life, getting his way in almost everything


DOB: February 12, 1991
Occupation: Business manager
Hometown: Jackson, MS
Relationship to case: Dated victim in college
Excerpt: "Even as the young Denny was already showing very noticeable personality quirks, his family showed a willingness to take up for him."

Most of Allie Lamar's achievements in life can be attributed to sheer determination rather than talent or luck


DOB: January 30, 1957
Occupation: Owner, Lamar Cosmetics
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Pageant sponsor
Excerpt: "[Allie] was known for her strong will and determination. Whatever she did, she wanted to be the best."

Mary was able to turn her childhood hobby into a way to earn a living


DOB: April 18, 1982
Occupation: Manager, Village Tailor
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Pageant attendee
Excerpt: "They learned that Elliott was [REDACTED]. Mary was heartbroken."

Sam Tuttle is a self-made man with business savvy, a warm heart and a quick temper


DOB: July 4, 1973
Occupation: Owner, Tuttle Confections
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's former sponsor
Excerpt: "Despite an experience that must have left a bitter taste in his mouth, Sam continues to involve himself in…"

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