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New Information for Detectives

Rick Hughes interview

Rick Hughes contacted the detectives and agreed to come in for an interview.

Rick Hughes bio

Rick joined the Eagle staff after earning a master's in journalism from Ole Miss.

Coroner's preliminary report

Preliminary report on the autopsy of Monica Drum. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Frannie Grace interview

The detectives asked the Oxford Eagle janitor what she witnessed the night Monica was shot.

Frank Knight interview

The detectives asked Mr. Knight about his involvement in Rep. Hagen's relationship with Monica Drum.

Preliminary forensic analysis

The lab provided their preliminary findings on evidence recovered from the crime scene.

Edward Hagen interview

The detectives spoke to Representative Hagen about some items in Monica Drum's effects.

Edward Hagen bio

The scion of a political family, Edward Hagen currently serves in the U.S. House of Representatives.

New Information for Officers

Security video

YCSD investigators located video of a person of interest at the time of the murder.

Kenzie Walker interview

Kenzie Walker reportedly was with Melvin Roberts shortly after Monica Drum was killed.

Jessica Shaffer bio

Investigators researched the background of Jessica Shaffer, named as a beneficiary of Monica's will.

Ballistics analysis

The lab analyzed evidence collected from the crime scene and from Mr. Roberts.

Melvin Roberts evaluation

The county mental health service evaluated Melvin Roberts at the sheriff's department's request.

Rick Hughes pens letter

Rick Hughes addresses the community about his involvement in the Monica Drum murder.

Emails to Monica

Handwritten correspondence from Lori to Monica was found in her safe deposit box.

Monica Drum's will

Monica Drum's last will and testament was found in her safe deposit box.



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