Crime Scene Evidence Files

Solving murders in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi since 1995. Examine the evidence and solve the case.

What do the YCSD notes from the days of the murders show?

Do the investigators' case notes give us insights we haven't gotten elsewhere?

Investigators' notes – April 11, 1958

Investigation Day 2 — 1958 investigators on the Izard homicide case documented their efforts to track down potential witnesses and suspects on the day of the murders.

Do they include insights we haven't seen in official transcripts and other case documents?

  0 Comments
0 Comments

In 1958, the Izard tragedy made the national news

News on the March covers the Izard case

News on the March newsreel

Investigation Day 2 — "News on the March" covers the Izard murders and the children's disappearance in 1958.

  0 Comments
0 Comments

Could the postman's brother be involved in what happened to the Izards?

Walter Hinkley

Walter Hinkley biography
  exclusive info for Case Detectives
Please log in or subscribe to view.

Investigation Day 2 — Multiple witnesses reported that Walter Hinkley was very upset about the layoffs.

Was he the kind of man who would act on those feelings and lash out against the Izard family?

  0 Comments
0 Comments

Were Danahy's friends volatile enough to murder the Izards and take their kids?

Jack Peach

Jack Peach biography
  exclusive info for Case Detectives
Please log in or subscribe to view.

Jeff Skinner

Jeff Skinner biography
  exclusive info for Case Detectives
Please log in or subscribe to view.

Frank Valenti

Frank Valenti biography
  exclusive info for Case Detectives
Please log in or subscribe to view.

Investigation Day 2 — Jack Peach, Jeff Skinner and Frank Valenti were also in Jessie Danahy's rough-and-tumble circle of friends.

Did Danahy persuade his gang of troublemakers to strike back against the Izards?

  0 Comments
0 Comments

What did investigators learn from Izard friends and local businesses?

Canvass of 1958 acquaintances and businesses

1958 background interview summaries

Investigation Day 2 — 1958 investigators spoke to Yoknapatawpha County citizens and businesses seeking background information on the Izards and in pursuit of leads from the crime scene.

  0 Comments
0 Comments
Go to top