Who killed the creator of Yoknapatawpha's best barbecue sauce?What's happened so far…

Investigation Day 1

Yoknapatawpha Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a death in a residence on North Lamar Boulevard. Sheriff's deputies dispatched to the scene found a body believed to be the homeowner, Devlin Beauchamp.

At the scene, Detectives Armstrong and Murphy spoke to Carl Dixon, the 911 caller and Beauchamp's business partner.

Other investigators spoke to Beauchamp's neighbors about activity in the area over the last 48 hours.

While YCSD personnel were still actively investigating the scene, the press started asking questions.

That evening, Coroner's Inspector Johnson sent over a summary of her preliminary assessment.

Investigation Day 2

The next morning, the detectives tried to reach Devlin Beauchamp's brother.

Then Detectives Armstrong and Murphy went over to Home Plate to talk to the employees.

When they got back to the sheriff's office, they saw that CSU had sent over an inventory of evidence from the crime scene.

While the detectives were at Home Plate, Carl allowed them to search the restaurant for any evidence that might be related to Devlin's death.

Later, they received information about vehicle registrations that are potential matches to the partial plate that one of Devlin's neighbors reported.

Investigation Day 3

The next morning, the detectives met with Devlin's attorney.

Then while waiting for their next interview, they reviewed recent calls on Devlin's cell phone.

Since Carl's daughter wasn't at Home Plate during the canvass, the detectives went to talk to her at her home.

That afternoon, the detectives decided to have a more in-depth conversation with Devlin's ex-girlfriend.

Investigation Day 4

The next morning, Detectives Armstrong and Murphy spoke to a representative from Franklin Enterprises.

Later that afternoon, they caught up with a friend of Mickie's.


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Investigation Day 5

The next day, the detectives got a call that Devlin's brother was returning to town and would be available to meet with them later in the day.

When they got back, the coroner's preliminary report was waiting for them.

Investigation Day 6

The next morning, Detective Murphy talked to the staff at the restaurant where Jordan said he and his brother ate the day Devlin was killed.

Later, the detectives met with Ron Douglas again to ask about the letters he wrote to Devlin.

Investigation Day 7

The next morning, the crime lab sent preliminary reports on fingerprints and hairs found at the crime scene along with initial analyses of fibers and other evidence.

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