Vandalism report

YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting vandalism on a farm in Taylor, MS.

Taylor, MS scene diagram

Investigators created a diagram of the vandalism and human remains scenes in Taylor, MS.

Tucker Allison bio

Tucker is a third-generation farmer in Taylor, MS.

Tucker Allison interview

The detectives talked to Tucker about how the discoveries on his farm might've gotten there.

Freddy Allison bio

Freddy is a gifted student known for his imagination and good behavior in school.

Freddy Allison interview

The detectives asked Freddy how he and his friend happened to find the vandalism site.

Melissa Bridges bio

Melissa wants to be a teacher when she grows up.

Melissa Bridges interview

The detectives asked Melissa about finding the vandalism site on the Allison farm.

Canvass - Taylor residents

Investigators asked the Allisons' neighbors if they had noticed anything unusual in recent weeks.

Severed head found in Taylor

The Crime Beat reports: Local children and YCSD personnel discover vandalism, dismembered head in Taylor.

Vandalism scene inventory

CSU submitted a preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the Allison farm vandalism scene.

Bucket scene inventory

CSU submitted a preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the scene where the bucket.

Bart & Bonnie Daniels interview

Detectives met with a local family to learn if they have any connection to the vandalism evidence.

Pontotoc County (MS) incident report

Investigators obtained a report from a neighboring county regarding a recent discovery of human remains.

Panola County (MS) incident report

Investigators obtained a report from another neighboring county regarding a recent discovery of human remains.

Calhoun County (MS) incident report

Investigators obtained a report from a third nearby county regarding a recent discovery of human remains.

Human remains locations

Investigators mapped the locations where human remains were found in Yoknapatawpha County and neighboring jurisdictions.

More human remains found

The Crime Beat reports: More human remains have been found in neighboring counties.

Laurie Daniels bio

The name "Laurie Daniels" was found in a wax ball at the vandalism scene.

Bart Daniels bio

Bart's combative personality made him a successful attorney but a difficult person.

Bart Daniels interview

The detectives went back to talk with Bart about some recent developments in the investigation.

Bonnie Daniels bio

Bonnie's happy life turned bumpy when her children left abruptly and her husband got sick.

Bonnie Daniels interview

The detectives spoke with Bonnie again about some recent developments in the investigation.

Forrest Burgess bio

Forrest has struggled to find direction in life since splitting with his fiancée.

Forrest Burgess interview

The detectives talked to Laurie's former fiancé about his past and present relationship with her.

Roy Strong interview

The detectives talked to Roy about his time in Taylor and his brother, JC.

Callie Shivers bio

Callie has always been unconventional and embraces others who don't fit into the mainstream.

Callie Shivers interview

The detectives asked Forrest's former roommate to come in for a conversation.

Stephanie Woolworth bio

Stephanie left college and hit the road in search of her life's purpose.

Stephanie Woolworth interview

The detectives asked Callie's roommate to come in to talk about Callie, Laurie, and Forrest.

Laurie Daniels travel plans

Callie Shivers provided the information she had about Laurie Daniels' travel plans.

New Orleans PI report

Callie gave the detectives the file she got from a New Orleans private investigator.

Laurie voicemail message

Callie Shivers provided a copy of her last voicemail message from Laurie Daniels.

Laurie's travels

Callie worked with investigators to assemble a probable timeline for Laurie's whereabouts since leaving Oxford.

JC Strong bio

JC Strong grew up on the road and struck out on his own at 16.

JC Strong interview

The detectives caught up with JC and brought him in for an overdue chat.

Roy Strong bio

Roy settled in Florida after a nomadic childhood and several years living in New Orleans.

Body parts evidence analysis

The lab provided summary preliminary findings of their rush analysis of evidence found in Yoknapatawpha and surrounding counties.

Taylor, MS evidence analysis

The lab provided summary preliminary findings on rush analysis of evidence collected in Taylor. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Coroner's report on head

The coroner provided a preliminary report on the autopsy of the head. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Places of Interest

Investigators mapped locations in and around Yoknapatawpha County that are relevant to the investigation.

Daniels burial draws crowd

The Crime Beat reports: Mourners gather for Laurie Daniels' funeral service and burial.

Canvass - Daniels family associates

YCSD investigators talked to friends and acquaintances of the Daniels family.

Carla Brogan bio

Carla grew up in Oxford and spent most of her time with her best friend, Melanie.

Carla Brogan interview

The detectives asked Carla about Melanie, Laurie, and their lives when Carla knew them.

Melanie Daniels bio

Melanie left Oxford and cut off all contact with people in Oxford, including her family.

Parents refuse to cooperate

The Crime Beat reports: Bart and Bonnie Daniels withdraw their cooperation.

Reggie Simms bio

Overcoming a tumultuous childhood, Reggie graduated from college and served in the military.

Reggie Simms interview

The detectives located Melanie's last known boyfriend and traveled to talk to him.

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