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