YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Investigating Officer(s): Det. T. Armstrong, Det. S. Murphy
Incident No.: 001212-09C-2019
Case Description: Victor Jennings homicide investigation

The Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department obtained multiple warrants to search locations related to persons of interest in the Victor Jennings homicide for evidence in that case.

Warrants will be executed forthwith.


Asher

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

122 Caroline Circle
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

122 Caroline Circle, which is a one-story, two-bedroom, single-family home shown by public record as owned by Victor Jennings and occupied by Carlton James Asher;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Colby, Kristin

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

211 Sorority Row
University, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

211 Sorority Row, which is a double occupancy room in a residence hall co-occupied by Kristin Colby;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Colby, Kyle

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

1006 Jackson Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

1006 Jackson Avenue, which is a one-bedroom apartment leased to and occupied by Kyle Colby;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Daniels, B

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

805 College Hill Road, Apt. 13
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

805 College Hill Road, Apartment 13, which is a two-bedroom apartment in a two-story, multi-family dwelling, leased to Barbara Jean Daniels;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Merryweather

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

3036 Davis Drive, Apt. 234
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

3036 Davis Drive, Apartment 234, which is a two-bedroom apartment in a two-story, multi-family dwelling, leased to Lee Merryweather;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Jennings, B & M

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

102 Gipson Drive
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

102 Gipson Drive, which is a two-story, four-bedroom single-family residence, shown by public record as owned by Bradford Jennings;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Jennings, R & G

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

122 County Road 313
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

122 County Road 313, which is a two-story, four-bedroom single-family residence, shown by public record as owned by Raymond Jennings and Gayle Jennings;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Smith

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

211 Sorority Row
University, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

211 Sorority Row, which is a double occupancy room in a residence hall co-occupied by Terri Smith;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Brass clock engraved with the name "Victor Jennings"; dark wood engraved music box that plays "Happy Days Are Here Again"; bronze statuette engraved "Victor Jennings 2016"; gold Slinky spring toy;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Biological samples

In addition to the authorization to search for property, investigators were also granted authority to collect blood, hair and fingerprint samples from each of the persons of interest: Carl Asher, Kristin Colby, Kyle Colby, Barbara Daniels, Lee Merryweather, Brad & Margaret Jennings, Ray & Gayle Jennings, and Terri Smith. A sample warrant is provided below.

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

122 Caroline Circle
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001212-09C-2019

To Detective Samantha Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Samantha Murphy

who has reason to believe that on the person known as

Carlton James Asher;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Samples of blood, hair and fingerprints from Carlton James Asher;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before March 25, 2019 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 15th day of March, 2019 at 4:50 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge