The following items relevant to the Beauchamp investigation
were excerpted from the Talk of the Town column, which appears in
Oxford Town, a weekly magazine.
Oxford Town, Friday, February 16, 2010
Talk of the Town
The Inside Track to the Inside Dish
... Even though they aren't commenting publicly, Talk of
the Town has it on good authority that the Yoknapatawpha Sheriff's
Department is close to making an arrest in the January murder of local
restaurateur Devlin Beauchamp that shocked Oxford. Sources close to
lead investigator Sam Murphy say the good detective is confident they
have their man. Or woman? ...
... Rumors are flying that local barbecue joint Home Plate
will announce a franchising agreement in the next few days. The news is
raising eyebrows around town, coming mere weeks after the
still-unsolved murder of Devlin Beauchamp, co-owner of Home Plate. Was
Beauchamp's death a factor in the deal? Will the person responsible for
Beauchamp's demise end up benefiting? Only time will tell. ...