New Orleans PI report
YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Investigating Officer(s): Det. T. Armstrong, Det. S. Murphy
Incident No.: 000989-22B-2020
Case Description: Laurie Daniels homicide investigation
On April 8, 2019, Callie Shivers hired Oxford private investigator David Anderson to learn more about "Dr. Yah Yah" of New Orleans, Louisiana, including his background, his involvement in voodoo, and his relationship with Laurie Daniels.
David Anderson contacted New Orleans private investigator and former New Orleans police detective Desmond Locke, who collected information on the reputed voodoo witch doctor, Dr. Yah Yah.
His investigation dossier contains all the information Locke collected in New Orleans regarding Laurie Daniels, Dr. Yah Yah and the voodoo community in New Orleans.
These documents were provided voluntarily to the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department by Callie Shivers.
Here's the voodoo file. It took a lot of guts, asking me to go back into that mess. This voodoo's no joke and shouldn't be taken lightly. In the package, you'll see what I found out about your case.
This Dr. Yah Yah is a famous spook down here. Problem is, nobody can put a hand on him. I looked for days and couldn't find hide nor hair of him.
The street folk swear up and down he's a spirit, that he doesn't exist at all except as a great and feared spook who kills and screws. I don't believe it though.
I found his apartment and looked around, documented all I saw. You'll find that interesting. Also visited a witch doctor friend of mine in Algiers. He's helped me out a time or two in the past, and I tell you, Dave, that old man was scared when I told him about the stuff I found in Yah Yah's apartment. I went home and washed my hands just like he said.
This Yah Yah guy sounds like the devil himself. You better hope he doesn't come spreading that hoodoo up your way.
As for your girl Daniels, no one was talking except the fruity fortune teller. It's all in the file.
Try not to come asking me for help on another case like this. I know we go way back and I know you have a paying client who wants this information, but I'd rather be dead in hell than a zombie in New Orleans.