Investigation Day 1
Investigators were unable to identify the victim at the scene.
To show what the area around the body looks like, CSU put together an array of photos of the location.
Investigation Day 2
The YCSD released a photo to the media of a distinctive shirt found in the bag in hopes of getting the public's help to identify its owner.
Investigation Day 3
While chasing down alibis for people who were at the Kelly Woods scene and fielding calls from the public about the photo of the shirt shown, Detective Armstrong got a tip from a local waiter who said he knew something about the shirt.
Later that day, the Oxford Weekly Planet also got a call about the shirt.
Investigation Day 4
Meanwhile, the detectives got a call from the coroner's office with a new lead. To follow up, Detective Murphy tried to talk to the man whose fingerprint was on an item found on the Kelly Woods body but met the man's girlfriend instead. She told the detective when he'd be back in town.
Investigation Day 5
The detectives submitted a status report to the case file summarizing their recent efforts in pursuing various leads and the results to date.
Detectives Armstrong and Murphy continued their efforts to confirm the tentative identification of the victim.
Investigation Day 6
The coroner's office notified the detectives that the victim had been positively identified and forwarded their preliminary report.
Investigators compiled information on the victim and her background.
Investigation Day 7
After notifying the next of kin of the victim's death, the sheriff's department released the identification to the press.
With the victim now identified, the detectives obtained a warrant to search her residence for evidence related to her death.
Late that afternoon, the crime lab sent over their preliminary findings from the Kelly Woods scene.
Investigation Days 8 & 9
Then, Detective Murphy and Deputy Watson started interviewing Proud Larry's employees to find out if they saw the victim there on the night she died.
Investigation Day 10
Before leaving town, Detective Armstrong got a chance to speak with the man who gave the eulogy.
Back in Yoknapatawpha County, Detective Murphy and Deputy Watson concluded their canvass of Proud Larry's employees.
Later, Detective Murphy filed a status report on the investigation while Detective Armstrong was still in transit back to Yoknapatawpha County.
Investigation Day 11
Later, Detective Murphy spoke to the Stillwaters' maid at the station.
Then the local gossip blog posted some items involving investigations past and present (and future?).
Investigation Day 12
The detectives got a warrant to search the Stillwater residence and property.
Other YCSD investigators updated the map to show where that residence and the victim's residence are in relation to where the body and bloody clothing were found.
Investigation Day 13
The next morning, the Crime Lab sent over a report on some of the preliminary forensic analysis results on evidence from the victim's residence.
Later, Detective Murphy spoke to Michael Robbins again to get more information on his relationship with the victim and his whereabouts at the time of her death.
They also reviewed the handwritten letter recovered from the safe in Blake Stillwater's study.
That afternoon, Bambi Johnson came into the sheriff's department to discuss Michael Robbins' whereabouts the night the victim was killed.
Then, a local private investigator came in to talk about one of her recent cases.
Meanwhile, other YCSD investigators dug up an article about Blake Stillwater's new book published last fall.
Late that afternoon, the crime lab sent over a short update on their ongoing evidence analysis.
Investigation Day 14
Detectives Armstrong and Murphy traveled south to Jackson, Mississippi, to interview a woman whose name keeps coming up in the investigation.
After they got back to Oxford, they added another status report to the case file.
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Investigation Day 17
Detective Murphy made another attempt to get information from the victim's lover.
The detectives filed a status report covering their recent activities and new developments in the investigation.
Investigation Day 18
Detectives Armstrong and Murphy met with Jenny Sadlier, who came in for a face-to-face conversation.
During a break in the interview, Detective Armstrong spoke to someone who worked on the victim's software project.