Crime Scene Evidence Files

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

Are the Warren brothers the type to be involved with murder and kidnapping?

Elbert Warren

Elbert Warren biography
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Jimmy Warren

Jimmy Warren biography
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Investigation Day 2 — Elbert and Jimmy Warren both worked at the Bowlan Glove Factory, both were involved in the union movement, and both were laid off on April 11, 1958.

Are they the type of men who might retaliate against the Izards?

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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.

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Were Danahy's strongmen involved in what happened to the Izards?

Harvey Booker

Harvey Booker biography
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Pete Corey

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Investigation Day 2 — Harvey Booker and Pete Corey were as thick as thieves when they worked at Bowlan Glove and after they were laid‑off.

Did their good pal Jessie Danahy get them involved in some payback against the Izards?

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Who all was on that list of laid-off employees?

List of laid-off Bowlan Glove employees

List of laid-off Bowlan Glove employees

Investigation Day 2 — In 1998, YCSD Detective Terrence Nelson annotated the list of Bowlan Glove Employees laid-off on April 11, 1958, with info about each person's status.

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What new info did the local newspaper report days after the murders?

The Oxford Eagle reports: Children snatched, parents murdered

Children snatched, parents murdered

Investigation Day 3 — The local newspaper, the Oxford Eagle, reported on the community's reaction to the murders and other related information.

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