Craig Pegues hired Monica Drum as a crime reporter for the Oxford Eagle in 2005 and promoted her over the years, most recently to managing editor.

bio-nicole-graysonMonica Drum called Nicole Grayson the afternoon before she was killed. They talked about Monica's most recent problems with the man she was dating.

Shawn Sharp reportedly witnessed an argument Monica Drum had the day before her murder. He also saw Ms. Drum at the 

Shawn Sharp

Eagle offices the night she was shot.

Ernie Parrish

Ernie Parrish works as a security guard at the Oxford Eagle from 11:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m., including on the night Monica Drum was murdered.

Melvin Roberts

Melvin Roberts came forward and confessed to the murder of Monica Drum. After surrendering to YCSD officers, he agreed to an interview with the detectives.

Candy Roberts

After learning her husband had confessed to killing Monica Drum, Candy Roberts came into the Sheriff's Department the next morning to talk to the detectives.

Lori Schultz

Lori Schultz was Monica Drum's lifelong friend and is the executor of her will. She spoke with detectives after finding a key hidden at Ms. Drum's residence.

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