Incident report

YCSD Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a body in a wooded area.

Katy Brown bio

Katy has always been popular with her peers despite her often-voiced opinions about everything.

Jennifer Adams bio

Native Oxonian Jennifer has made a name for herself with her peers and teachers.

Jennifer Adams interview

The detectives talked to Jennifer about how she came to find Katy's body.

Holly Puskus bio

Holly has been devoted to cheerleading for most of her life.

Holly Puskus interview

The detectives spoke to the cheerleading coach who called 911.

Theora Fennelly bio

Theora has always been independent and taught her granddaughter to be the same way.

Theora Fennelly interview

The detectives talked to Katy's grandmother about their visit the morning Katy died.

Teen found dead in woods

The Crime Beat reports: Cheerleader slain in woods

Crime scene inventory

CSU submitted a preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the crime scene.

Lauren Brown bio

Since she became a mother, Lauren has been known for her persistence and determination.

Lauren Brown interview

The detectives asked Katy's mother to come in and talk to them about her daughter.

Richard Brown bio

Richard raised Katy to run the family business as his father did with him.

Richard Brown interview

The detectives asked Richard about Katy's relationships with him and others.

Cody Brown bio

Since the day Cody was born, Katy has been his favorite person.

Cody Brown interview

The detectives asked Cody about Katy's friends at school and on the cheer squad.

Katy Brown phone records

Detectives Armstrong and Murphy reviewed recent calls on Katy's phone.

Cell phone video

Detectives Armstrong and Murphy reviewed a video found on Katy's phone.

Sherry Guyton bio

Sherry has always been goal-oriented and driven to succeed.

Sherry Guyton interview

The detectives invited a former cheerleader to tell them why she left the squad.

David Lane bio

David's first and longest lasting love is reading, so he's a born librarian.

David Lane interview

The detectives asked Katy's supervisor at the library to come in for few questions.

Tim Howorth bio

Tim is considered generally amiable though he's known to have a temper.

Tim Howorth interview

The detectives invited Katy's boyfriend to come in and tell them about her.

Hugh Shapiro bio

Hugh moved to town two years ago and became the first male cheerleader in YHS history.

Hugh Shapiro interview

The detectives asked Hugh to come in after school for a conversation.

Vaughn Roberts bio

Vaughn is living his dream of working at his alma mater, Yoknapatawpha High School.

Vaughn Roberts interview

The detectives asked one of the YHS administrators to talk to them about Katy.

Wanda Martin bio

Like her father, Wanda counted on sports taking her to college until that dream was crushed.

Wanda Martin interview

The detectives talked to a girl who reportedly resented Katy after changes in the YHS athletic programs.

Buzz Dakota interview

The detectives talked to a local eccentric who claimed to have information about the crime scene.

Forensics – crime scene

The crime lab sent over preliminary findings on evidence collected from the crime scene.

Paula Kruse bio

Paula mostly keeps to herself, but she has one friend who stands out.

Paula Kruse interview

The detectives talked to one of Tim's friends about his relationship with Katy.

Sherry Guyton interview #2

The detectives asked Sherry to come back in to answer some more questions.

Jennifer Adams interview #2

The detectives asked Jennifer to come in again to clear up some conflicting information.

Cody Brown interview #2

The detectives asked Cody what he could add to what they learned from Katy's friends.

Gary Burnhart interview

A patrol officer brought in a potential person of interest to talk to the detectives.

Richard Brown interview #2

The detectives asked Richard to come back in to follow up on a few questions.

Paula Kruse interview #2

The detectives asked Paula if she could help clear up a mystery.

David Lane interview #2

The detectives brought in Katy's supervisor to follow up on some new information.

Coroner's report

The Coroner's Office provided a preliminary summary of the Brown autopsy findings. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Holly Puskus interview #2

The detectives followed up with Coach Puskus on what they've learned since they last spoke.

Vaughn Roberts interview #2

The detectives asked Mr. Roberts to clarify his relationship with Katy.

Sherry Guyton interview #3

The detectives asked Sherry to come in and speak with them again.

Search – Guyton residence

YCSD investigators searched Sherry's home for evidence in the Katy Brown death investigation.

Search – Adams residence

YCSD investigators searched Jennifer's home for evidence in the Katy Brown death investigation.

Search – Brown residence

YCSD investigators searched the Browns' home for evidence in the Katy Brown death investigation.

Search – YHS

YCSD investigators searched the high school for evidence in the Katy Brown death investigation.


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