Case Files

Pushed too far Case Files

Forensics – Pace scene

CSU summarized their preliminary findings on evidence recovered at the Kimberly Pace crime scene.

Murder Timeline

YCSD investigators compiled a timeline of events for the night Kimberly Pace died.

Alibi Chart

YCSD investigators compiled this summary of witness alibis and the results of attempts to corroborate them.

Search – Beck

The detectives executed a search warrant for Arthur Beck's residence, property, and vehicle.

Search – Nichols

The detectives executed a search warrant for Carter Nichols' residence and vehicle.

Search – Matthews

The detectives executed a search warrant for Cody Matthews residence.

Laurence Bricker interview #2

The detectives re-interviewed Dr. Bricker to get more information about his alibi

Evidence analysis summary

The crime lab provided a summary analysis of evidence collected from Kimberly Pace's residence.

Kincannon Hall canvass

YCSD investigators interviewed Cody's dormmates to learn more about him and his connection to Kimberly Pace.

Arthur Beck interview #3

Detective Murphy visited Arthur Beck at his home to get a tour of his garden.

Carter Nichols interview #3

Detectives asked Carter to clarify some information that's come to light since they last spoke.

Criminal history – Matthews

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Cody Matthews.

Criminal history – Nichols

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Carter Nichols

SKG Fraternity Canvass

YCSD investigators interviewed members of Sigma Kappa Gamma fraternity about Carter Nichols' alibi.

Dr. Pace's email correspondents

YCSD investigators compiled information about the people Kimberly Pace was emailing with.

Paul Evans interview #2

Paul came in again to answer questions and refute other witnesses' allegations about Kimberly.

Arthur Beck interview #2

Arthur came in to answer more questions about his relationship with his neighbor, Kimberly Pace.

Becky Pace interview #2

Becky came in to clear up some questions about her sister and others.

Cheryl Weston interview #2

Cheryl came into the YCSD to answer some additional questions.

Criminal history – Ochoa

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Miguel Ochoa.

Criminal history – Freeman

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Tammy Freeman.

Eric Brandon interview

Eric was dog sitter Kelsey's boyfriend at the time she was caring for Kimberly's dog, Emerson.

Kimberly Pace journal excerpts, part 2

YCSD investigators identified additional excerpts that may be relevant to the investigation.

Criminal history – Evans

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Paul Evans.

Criminal history – Beck

YCSD investigators ran a routine criminal background check on person of interest Arthur Beck.

Kelsey Newman interview

Kimberly Pace's dog, Emerson, died while in Ms. Newman's care in 2016.

Jeremy Gladwell interview #2

The detectives asked Jeremy for more details about his relationship with Kimberly and other matters.

Kimberly Pace email excerpts

YCSD investigators were able to access email messages stored on Kimberly Pace's computer.

Fingerprint analysis summary

CSU provided a summary of preliminary findings on fingerprint analysis of selected evidence from the scene.

Cody Matthews interview #2

Detectives re-interviewed Cody to follow up on his alibi and other questions.

Carter Nichols interview #2

Witnesses say Carter had a loud, public argument with Kimberly Pace within days of her death.

Kimberly Pace journal excerpts

YCSD investigators were able to decrypt Kimberly Pace's journal, which was found on her laptop.

Kimberly Pace bank statement

Investigators obtained the last statement issued for Kimberly Pace's checking account prior to her death.

Paul Evans samples

Samples from the Paul Evans Collection shown at the C'est Belle Gallery.

Lila Lawson interview

Lila Lawson owns the C'est Belle Gallery, which hosted Paul Evans's show the night Kimberly died.

Angela Wilder interview

Arts patron Angela Wilder has supported and promoted Paul Evans as an artist.

Elizabeth Gregory interview

Dr. Gregory saw Kimberly Pace a few days before her death.

Ole Miss professor laid to rest

Oxford Weekly Planet's Crime Beat reports: Kimberly Pace's funeral was held at the campus chapel.

Cody Matthews bio

Cody Matthews grew up in a small town and initially found the Ole Miss community overwhelming.

Cody Matthews interview

Some witnesses allege that Cody Matthews was stalking Dr. Pace.

Dr. Pace's financial records

YCSD investigators obtained a summary of Dr. Pace's financial status.

Dr. Pace's computer contents

YCSD investigators analyzed Dr. Pace's laptop and USB thumb drives.

David Schumann interview

After Kimberly Pace died, veterinarian David Schumann examined her dog, Thoreau.

Coroner's summary report

The Coroner has issued a preliminary report summarizing the findings of the Kimberly Pace autopsy.

Ole Miss faculty canvass

Investigators spoke to faculty members to learn more about Kimberly Pace's relationships with students and colleagues.

Ole Miss student canvass

YCSD investigators canvassed Ole Miss students to find out more about Kimberly Pace.

Carter Nichols bio

Carter Nichols was one of Kimberly Pace's students.

Carter Nichols interview

Some people believe Carter Nichols was behind the column allegedly written by Patrick Richards.

Kimberly Pace voice mail

YCSD investigators transcribed the saved and unheard messages on Kimberly Pace's voice mail.

Kimberly Pace phone records

YCSD investigators obtained call logs for Kimberly Pace's personal telephone.

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