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New Information for Detectives

Security video

YCSD investigators located video of a person of interest at the time of the murder.

Kenzie Walker interview

Kenzie Walker reportedly was with Melvin Roberts shortly after Monica Drum was killed.

Jessica Shaffer bio

Investigators researched the background of Jessica Shaffer, named as a beneficiary of Monica's will.

Ballistics analysis

The lab analyzed evidence collected from the crime scene and from Mr. Roberts.

Melvin Roberts evaluation

The county mental health service evaluated Melvin Roberts at the sheriff's department's request.

Rick Hughes pens letter

Rick Hughes addresses the community about his involvement in the Monica Drum murder.

Emails to Monica

Handwritten correspondence from Lori to Monica was found in her safe deposit box.

Monica Drum's will

Monica Drum's last will and testament was found in her safe deposit box.

New Information for Officers

Lori Schultz interview

The detectives met with Lori after she found an object hidden at Ms. Drum's residence.

Incident report – object found

A caller reported the discovery of an unusual object in Monica Drum's residence.

Newspaper clip file – Melvin Roberts

Investigators pulled copies of articles Monica wrote about Melvin Roberts.

YCSD Archive: Drum/Roberts incident report

From the Sheriff's Department archives: Monica Drum filed this report regarding Melvin Roberts.

Melvin Roberts interview

Melvin agreed to talk to the detectives about his confession to killing Monica Drum.

Melvin Roberts bio

Melvin is a native Yoknapatawphan and was well-liked until he was falsely accused of rape.

Store owner admits killing Drum

The Crime Beat reports: Alleged shooter blamed Drum for ruining his life

John Winter personnel file

The Oxford Eagle provided the personnel file of terminated employee John Winter.



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