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Incident report

YCSD officers responded to the scene of a triggered silent alarm.

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Brandon Ebner bio

Since graduating from Yoknapatawpha High, Brandon has been looking for work as a photographer.

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Brandon Ebner interview

Detectives spoke with the young man arrested for burglary.

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Joanne Ebner bio

After getting a journalism degree from Ole Miss, Joanne works as a freelance reporter.

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Joanne Ebner interview

At Brandon's urging, the detectives went to see his sister, the reporter.

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Vincent Gayle bio

Vince overcame early setbacks and later provided a stable home for his orphaned godson.

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Vincent Gayle interview

The detectives spoke with the owner of the home Brandon is accused of burglarizing.

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Complaint refusal form

The homeowner filled out a form regarding the burglary incident at his residence.

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Investigation board

Investigators reviewed an overview of the information the reporter collected.

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Collier social media

Investigators reviewed Daniel Collier's Facebook posts.

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Canvass – Gayle neighbors

Investigators spoke to other residents in Mr. Gayle's neighborhood.

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Daniel Collier bio

Daniel struggled after his parents died but finally found a new path: pursuing his art.

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BOLO – Daniel Collier

The detectives decided to issue a BOLO to see if they could locate Daniel.

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Canvass – YHS faculty & staff

Investigators asked employees of Yoknapatawpha High School about Daniel.

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Gus Whitwill interview

The detectives spoke to a teacher who knew Daniel when he was in high school.

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Kristina McCarthy bio

After growing up in Washington, Kristina moved to Mississippi for the man she later married.

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Kristina McCarthy interview

The detectives talked to Daniel's high school art teacher about his plans.

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Sharon Hathaway bio

Sharon was working as a waitress when she met Vincent Gayle.

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Sharon Hathaway interview

The detectives talked to Vince's live-in girlfriend about Daniel.

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Canvass – YHS Art Club

Investigators talked to current and former art club members about Daniel.

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Canvass – NYE partygoers

Investigators spoke to the people who attended the New Year's Eve party with Daniel.

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Axyl Floyd bio

A teacher helped Axyl use music to channel his feelings into something non-destructive.

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Axyl Floyd interview

The detectives talked to a man reportedly angry at Daniel after a deal gone wrong.

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Brandon Ebner interview #2

The detectives asked Brandon to come in to answer some more questions.

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