Alibi check – Caroline Miller #2
From approximately 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Officers Maria Richards and Scott Vittel interviewed employees and patrons at Square Books.
In an interview with the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department dated Sunday, November 1, 2020, Caroline Miller revised her previous statement regarding her whereabouts on the evening of October 29. In her new statement, Mrs. Miller said she dropped off her daughter at the skate park, then went to Square Books, and later went home, where she stayed until she went to pick up her daughter around 9:00 p.m.
Investigators interviewed Square Books store employees to determine whether they could corroborate Mrs. Miller's claim.
The interviews summarized are some of the most typical or relevant to the investigation and are representative of all interviews conducted.
Ms. Bronson is one of the assistant managers at Square Books. Investigators first inquired whether the store has security cameras installed. Ms. Bronson said that the store has never had any type of video surveillance.
Ms. Bronson confirmed that on October 29, she worked from 4:00 p.m. until after 9:00 p.m. when the store closed. She said she typically was not scheduled for Thursdays but came in to work for another assistant manager who had called in sick.
When shown a photograph of Caroline Miller, Ms. Bronson said that Mrs. Miller looked familiar, but Ms. Bronson could not say for certain that she had seen Mrs. Miller in the bookstore on Thursday, October 29.