YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy. Det. T. Armstrong
Incident No.: 000809-15B-2019
Case Description: Rolf Warner homicide
The Yoknapatawpha County Crime Scene Unit provided additional detail on the pickaxe recovered at the Rolf Warner crime scene.
Investigators believe the pickaxe is a likely candidate for the weapon used to inflict the fatal injuries. Forensic analyses of the pickaxe are ongoing.
Detailed pics of the pickaxe recovered at the Rowan Oak scene
Side view of the pickaxe head
The pickaxe head is approximately 11 inches from end to end.
Overhead view of the pointed end of the pickaxe blade
The pointed end of the pickaxe is approximately 4 inches long. The blade tapers at a 25 degree angle out to the base.
Side view of the pointed end of the pickaxe
The pointed end of the pickaxe is 1/2-inch wide at the base and 1/8-inch wide at the point.
Side view of the pickaxe blade
The pickaxe blade curves at a 40 degree angle from its point