Gus Heller alibi check
YCSD investigators canvassed businesses, private residences, and pedestrians along the route from Rowan Oak on Old Taylor Road to the Rebel Inn at 2133 South Lamar Boulevard, looking for anyone who may have seen Gus Heller the morning Rolf Warner was killed.
Locations canvassed include Oxford in Bloom at 1446 South Lamar Boulevard, Chevron at 2100 South Lamar Boulevard, FNB Oxford at 2049 South Lamar, and several private residences.
These witnesses were shown a photograph of Gus Heller and asked whether they had seen him at any time on Friday, February 15, 2019.
The interviews summarized below are those relevant to the investigation and are representative of all interviews conducted.
Oxford in Bloom clerk
Bennett said she stepped outside to have a cigarette at approximately 8:45 a.m. A few minutes later, she saw a man, whom she identified from the photograph as Hitzig, walking quickly down South Lamar past the bank at approximately.
Bennett said she remembered the man because she had wondered at the time whether he had some kind of mental problem as he was gesturing and talking to himself.
She said the man continued walking by without stopping or looking around, and she returned to work shortly after.