YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Investigating Officer(s): Det. T. Armstrong, Det. S. Murphy
Incident No.: 003189-10G-2021
Case Description: Robert Pruitt-Wayne Fisher homicide investigation
Based on witness statements during interviews, investigators have put together the following summary of the witnesses' alibis for the window of time when the murder is believed to have been committed (approx. 8:00-10:00 p.m. on July 9, 2021), as well as for the remainder of the night.
Information on the results of attempts to verify the alibis is also included.
- Yes = The alibi was confirmed for the entire time period
- No = No part of the alibi could be corroborated.
- Tentative = Corroboration for all or part of the witness's time comes from someone with a personal relationship with the witness or questionable reliability.
- Partially = Part of the alibi was confirmed or tentatively confirmed, but one or more portions of the witness's time remain uncorroborated.
Description: Robert Pruitt's ex-wife
Stated Alibi: Gloria Bell said she was in Jackson all day of the murder, later went to The Juke Joint in Oxford to see a movie. On the way home, she stopped at Kroger to buy milk.
Possible Motive: Long-standing dislike of her ex and his career choices
Confirmed? Partially. John Frampton remembered seeing Bell at the movie and Bell was watching credits when he left.