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A severed thumb was found in Room 120 of the Rebel Inn motel

On May 26, 2013, YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the discovery of a severed finger in a guest room at the Rebel Inn.

Inventory of evidence collected from Room 120 at the Rebel Inn motel

CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of items taken into evidence from Room 120 of the Rebel Inn motel.

Human remains were found in Lamar Park

On May 30, 2013, YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the discovery of possible body parts in Lamar Park.

 2011 Arrest ReportThe Tupelo Police Department provided this copy of a 2011 incident report involving Oscar Knight from their files.

More human remains were found in Lamar Park

On June 3, 2013, YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the discovery of possible body parts in Lamar Park.

Analysis of evidence collected at the Rebel Inn

The lab examined the evidence collected from Room 120 at the Rebel Inn where the severed finger was found and provided their preliminary fingerprint analysis findings.

Places of interest to the severed body parts investigation

This map shows Oxford locations that are relevant to the Rebel Inn/Lamar Park investigation.

Inventory of evidence collected from the Lamar Park lake

CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of items taken into evidence from the lake at Lamar Park.

Preliminary Coroner's Report on Rebel Inn & Lamar Park human remains

Preliminary report from the Yoknapatawpha County Coroner's Office on the human remains recovered at the Rebel Inn and at Lamar Park.

Analysis of Lamar Park lake evidenceThe lab examined the items collected from the lake at Lamar Park for any evidence with potential connections to the Oscar Knight investigation.

Search of Joey Beecher's residence, vehicle and person

The detectives obtained warrants to search Joey Beecher's residence at 1172 Magnolia Cove and vehicle and to collect hair and fingerprints from Mr. Beecher.

Search of Albert Plum's residence, vehicle and person

The detectives obtained warrants to search Albert Plum's residence at 2282 Haley Street and vehicle and to collect hair and fingerprint samples from Mr. Plum.

Search of Jimmy Barton's residence, vehicle and person

The detectives obtained warrants to search James Barton's residence at 1710 Anderson Road and vehicle and to collect hair and fingerprints from Mr. Barton.

Search of Elizabeth Barton's residence, vehicle and person

The detectives obtained warrants to search Elizabeth Barton's residence at 576 Webb Street and vehicle and to collect hair and fingerprint samples from Mrs. Barton.

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