On July 10 and 11, 2021, the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department conducted a canvass in the vicinity of victim Robert Pruitt's residence, looking for potential witnesses who might have seen or heard anything at the Pruitt residence on July 9, 2021.
The interviews summarized are some of the most typical or relevant to the investigation and are representative of all interviews conducted.
606 Tyler Avenue
Eubanks, 65, is a pediatrician. He owns and resides in the home immediately adjacent to the victim's residence.
Eubanks said that, during the day on July 10, 2021, he worked in his yard until approximately 6:00 p.m., when he went inside to prepare dinner and watch a baseball game on television.
Eubanks said he went outside briefly at approximately 8:15 p.m. and saw nothing out of the ordinary. Eubanks added that he heard his dog bark about 9:00 p.m., but he didn't get up from the TV.
Eubanks said he neither heard nor saw anything of note that night, but added that "the Rib Cage Street Party noise pretty well drowned everything out."
Eubanks also said he did not know the Pruitts well and he rarely saw any other cars near the Pruitt residence.