Crime Scene Evidence Files

Solving murders in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi since 1995. Examine the evidence and help us catch the killer.

Can one of her foster parents tell us more about Doris as a kid?

Huey James

Huey James interview

Investigation Day 7 — In 1998, Detective Nelson tracked down one of Doris Hammack's former foster parents to learn more about Doris as a child.

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Did Doris's former caseworker have any insights into her background?

Nina Bardwell

Nina L. Bardwell interview

Investigation Day 7 — In 1998, Detective Nelson talked to Doris Hammack's former Social Services caseworker to learn more about Doris's history.

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What did Elbert Warren have to say about being a murder suspect for 40 years?

Elbert Warren

Elbert Warren interview

Investigation Day 7 — In 1998, Detective Nelson talked to Elbert Warren, who had been Det. McPhail's prime suspect in 1958.

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Frank knew all the suspects. Who does he think did it?

Frank Abbott

Frank Abbott interview

Investigation Day 7 — In 1998, Detective Nelson talked to Frank Abbott, another of the men who were laid off from Bowlan Glove on the day the Izards were murdered.

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Was Doris Hammack able to get any info about the Izard case out of this local woman?

Anonymous tip

Anonymous note

Beatrice Carmichael

Beatrice Carmichael interview

Investigation Day 8 — In 1998, Doris Hammack received an anonymous note at her hotel.

Because of that note, Doris went to talk to a local woman, Beatrice Carmichael.

Later, Doris shared the note and the recording of that conversation with Detective Nelson.

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