George O'Connor told 911 he and his stepdaughter, Haley, had found his wife's body in their home.

Incident report

A man told 911 he and his stepdaughter had found his wife's body in their home.

Note found near the body

Note found at incident scene

A note was found on the table next to the bed where the body lay.

Native Oxonian George O'Connor has been married to Veronica Smith for six years

George O'Connor bio

Native Oxonian George O'Connor has been married to Veronica Smith for six years.

After examining the bedroom scene, the detectives interviewed George O'Connor to learn about the circumstances surrounding the discovery of his wife's body

George O'Connor interview

The detectives asked Mr. O'Connor about how he discovered his wife's body.

Local doctor found dead in her home

Woman found dead in her home

The Crime Beat reports … YCSD calls local doctor's death "suspicious."

Medical doctor Veronica Smith lived in Oxford with her husband and 10-year-old daughter

Veronica Smith bio

Medical doctor Veronica Smith lived in Oxford with her husband and 10-year-old daughter.

Haley has been raised mostly by her mother, Veronica, and later her stepfather, George O'Connor. Her biological father, Wallace, is seldom in the picture.

Haley Smith bio

Haley has been raised mostly by her mother, Veronica, and later her stepfather, George O'Connor.

The detectives talked with Veronica Smith's daughter the morning after Veronica died

Haley Smith interview

The detectives talked with Veronica Smith's daughter the morning after Veronica died.

Elizabeth and her younger sister, Veronica, got along better as adults than they had as kids

Elizabeth Sherman bio

Elizabeth and her younger sister, Veronica, got along better as adults than they had as kids.

The detectives spoke with Liz to learn more about her sister, Veronica

Elizabeth Sherman interview

The detectives spoke with Liz to learn more about her sister, Veronica.

Altoids tin found in George O'Connor's closet

Inventory – Smith scene

CSU provided a preliminary inventory evidence collected from the scene where Veronica Smith was found dead.

YCSD investigators interviewed residents living near the Smith/O'Connor about the night Veronica Smith died

Canvass – Smith/O'Connor neighbors

YCSD investigators interviewed residents living near the Smith/O'Connor about the night Veronica Smith died.

Investigators spoke to George O’Connor’s friends and acquaintances to learn more about him, his relationships and his activities the night his wife died

Alibi canvass – George O'Connor

Investigators spoke to George O’Connor’s friends and acquaintances to learn more about him.

Investigators spoke to Elizabeth Sherman’s friends and acquaintances to learn more about her, her relationships and her activities the night her sister died

Alibi canvass – Elizabeth Sherman

Investigators spoke to Elizabeth Sherman’s friends and acquaintances to learn more about her.

Dr. Burns is a partner in the Yoknapatawpha Gastroenterology Center with Dr. Mendoza and Dr. Smith

Hilton Burns bio

Dr. Burns is a partner in the Yoknapatawpha Gastroenterology Center with Dr. Mendoza and Dr. Smith.

The detectives interviewed Hilton Burns, who is a partner in the YGC, about Veronica Smith and his relationship with her

Hilton Burns interview

The detectives interviewed Dr. Hilton Burns about his partner in the YGC, Dr. Smith.

Dr. Mendoza is a partner in the Yoknapatawpha Gastroenterology Center with Dr. Burns and Dr. Smith

James Mendoza bio

Dr. Mendoza is a partner in the Yoknapatawpha Gastroenterology Center with Dr. Burns and Dr. Smith.

The detectives interviewed James Mendoza, who is a partner in the YGC, about Veronica Smith and his relationship with her

James Mendoza interview

The detectives interviewed Dr. Mendoza about his partner in the YGC, Dr. Smith.

The detectives interviewed Veronica Smith's co-workers at Yoknapatawpha Gastroenterology Center to learn about her relationships and her recent demeanor.

Canvass – YGC employees

The detectives interviewed Veronica Smith's co-workers to learn about her relationships and her recent demeanor.

YCSD investigators talked to Veronica Smith's friends and acquaintances to gather information about her and her whereabouts the evening she died

Canvass – Veronica Smith's friends

YCSD investigators talked to Veronica Smith's friends and acquaintances to gather information about her.

Some people say Michael has never forgiven his brother, George, for marrying Veronica Smith

Michael O'Connor bio

Some people say Michael has never forgiven his brother, George, for marrying Veronica Smith.

Detectives Armstrong and Murphy spoke with Michael O’Connor after learning about his history with his sister-in-law

Michael O'Connor interview

Detectives Armstrong and Murphy spoke with Michael O'Connor after learning about his history with his sister-in-law.

YCSD investigators obtained Veronica Smith’s cell phone usage details for days before her death

Veronica Smith's cell phone records

YCSD investigators obtained Veronica Smith’s cell phone usage details for days before her death.

Investigators compiled a map showing Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the investigation

Places of Interest

Investigators compiled a map showing Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the investigation.

Will Sands is a longtime Roadhouse bartender and friend of the YCSD

Will Sands bio

Will has been a popular bartender at The Roadhouse for years.

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