Investigators spoke to Tara Copeland's friends and neighbors to try to corroborate her alibi for the time Annette Wyatt was killed.
These interviews are representative of all interviews conducted.
Angela Moran is one of Tara Copeland's neighbors and sometimes babysits Tara's daughter, Alexa.
• Detective S. Murphy
• Detective E. Parker
• Angela Moran
Detective Murphy: Ms. Moran, may we come in? We need to ask you a few questions about Tara Copeland.
Angela Moran: Of course. Come on in.
Detective Murphy: Before we get started, we need your name and address for our records.
Angela Moran: Angela Moran, and I live at 233 Elm Street, Oxford.
Detective Murphy: Did you know Annette Wyatt?
Angela Moran: No. So that’s what this is about? Tara has mentioned Annette Wyatt before and I read about her murder in the paper, but I didn’t know her.
Detective Murphy: What did Ms. Copeland tell you about Annette Wyatt?
Angela Moran: She said her boss has tried to convince Annette to come work with her for a number of years, but she was loyal to the Harte Agency.
Detective Parker: Did you see Ms. Copeland on Saturday the 15th?
Angela Moran: Yes, she had a hair appointment that evening, so she brought Alexa over at 6:00 p.m. She picked her up around 8:15 p.m., and we chatted for about an hour. Then she took Alexa home to put her to bed.
Detective Murphy: Do you know if Ms. Copeland stayed home the rest of the night?
Angela Moran: I think so. She would’ve called me to come over if she had to go out again.
Detective Murphy: And what about Sunday morning? Do you know if she was home then?
Angela Moran: I didn’t notice. Sorry.
Detective Parker: Thank you for your time, Ms. Moran.