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YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Investigating Officer(s): Detective S. Murphy. Detective E. Parker
Incident No.: 001693-26E-2013
Case Description: Oscar Knight homicide investigation

 

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DATE SEARCH WARRANT RECEIVED

June 17, 2013

DATE AND TIME WARRANT EXECUTED

June 18, 2013

at 8:00 a.m.

COPY OF WARRANT AND RECEIPT FOR ITEMS LEFT WITH

Joseph Beecher, co-owner

1172 Magnolia Cove
Oxford, MS

INVENTORY IN THE PRESENCE OF

Detective Samantha Murphy and Detective Erin Parker of the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department, and Joseph Beecher, co-owner.

 

I received the attached search warrant June 17, 2013 and have executed it as follows:

On June 18, 2013 at 8:00 a.m., I searched the person or premises described in the warrant and left a copy of the warrant with Joseph Beecher.

 

INVENTORY OF PERSON OR PROPERTY TAKEN PURSUANT TO THE WARRANT

  • 001693-44: One (1) pair men's blue denim jeans with dark stains, found in laundry

  • 001028-45: One (1) pair brown work boots, size 13, with dark spatter stains, found in carport

  • 001028-46: One (1) frozen bundle wrapped in white towels and plastic wrap, measuring approximately 16 inches x 16 inches, found inside white plastic bag in freezer

  • 001693-47 through 001693-48: Two (2) samples of blood spatter collected from passenger side dashboard in vehicle, field tested positive for human blood

  • 001693-49 through 001693-50: Two (2) samples of blood smear collected from steering column in vehicle, field tested positive for human blood

  • 001693-51 One (1) full set of fingerprint exemplars for Joseph Beecher

  • 001693-52 through 53: Two (2) hair samples from Joseph Beecher

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I swear that this inventory is a true and detailed account of the person or property taken by me on the warrant.

//Samantha Murphy
Detective - Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

Subscribed, sworn to, and returned before me this 21st day of June, 2013.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

 

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Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

1172 Magnolia Cove
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001693-26E-2013

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

1172 Magnolia Cove, Oxford, MS which is a free-standing, two-story single-family home, shown by public record as owned by Joseph and Stacy Beecher; a 2010 Ford Expedition SUV, black, (VIN XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX) registered to Joseph Beecher

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Articles of clothing, footwear or other items with possible bloodstains; 42-gallon trash bags made of 3-mil heavy duty black plastic measuring 32.75 inches x 45.125 inches; natural sisal twine; brown Kraft paper; white cotton/polyester bath towels measuring 24 inches x 50 inches; white cotton/polyester hand towels measuring 16 inches x 27 inches; white cotton/polyester wash cloths measuring 12 inches x 12 inches; an electroshock weapon; a human head severed at #C-5; one human right hand severed at the radiocarpal joint; one human left hand severed at the radiocarpal joint, missing thumb;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before June 27, 2013 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 17th day of June, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

 

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Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

1172 Magnolia Cove
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001693-26E-2013

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the person known as

Joseph Beecher;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Samples of hair and fingerprints from Joseph Beecher;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before June 27, 2013 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 17th day of June, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

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