Restaurateur Devlin Beauchamp was found bludgeoned to death in his bathtub.
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Harassing text messages
YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy. Det. T. Armstrong
Incident No.: 000229-12A-2018
Case Description: Veronica Smith death investigation
YCSD investigators recovered text messages from Veronica Smith's cell phone, identified as 662‑801‑XXXX.
The messages excerpted below have been identified as the harassing texts that witnesses said Dr. Smith received in the month prior to her January 12, 2018, death.
The messages were sent from a prepaid cell phone.
|DATE||TIME||ACCT NAME||DIRECTION||MSGS||TEXT MESSAGE|
|12/13/17||09:35 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||You know what you did, you bitch.|
|12/16/17||01:01 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||You haven't learned anything. But you will. Payback is coming.|
|12/19/17||06:40 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Too bad about your car. Maybe you should of gone straight home.|
|12/19/17||06:52 PM||662587XXXX||Received||2||Want me to tell you who did it?
You don't deserve to know. As far as you know, it's just the start of the payback.
|12/20/17||02:36 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||That was an expensive lesson. Did you learn anything yet?|
|12/22/17||11:14 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||How can you act like that after what you did? What would George say? What would Haley think? You think they won't find out?|
|12/25/17||09:48 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Nice holiday? You know you didn't deserve it. How do you live with yourself?|
|12/28/17||07:35 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Out drinking alone again? Don't drink and drive. Someone might call the cops.|
|01/02/18||08:15 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Who are you trying to fool? Everyone can see what a stupid, lazy bitch you are.|
|01/05/18||09:01 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Late for work today. Did you screw up again? Or are you just too lazy and stupid to be on time?|
|01/05/18||08:32 PM||662587XXXX||Received||3||Out with your friends again. If they knew what you did, you wouldn't have any friends.
You should be spending time with your family while you still can.
But maybe it's better if they start getting used to being without you.
|01/06/18||07:24 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||How dare you? You think people don't know? You think I don't know?|
|01/08/18||05:50 AM||662587XXXX||Received||3||Wake up, you stupid cow. Don't want to be late for work. Again.
The coffee's brewing, but you haven't gone downstairs yet. You know you need that first cup before you can talk to anyone. George will be up soon.
Don't ignore me. You don't want me to come in there and get you out of bed myself.
|01/08/18||09:30 PM||662587XXXX||Received||3||Go ahead. Have another drink. You know you want to.
You know how to make all this stop. Even someone as stupid as you can figure it out.
It would be the best thing for everyone. Why should everyone else suffer because you're too stupid and selfish to do the right thing?
|01/10/18||10:10 AM||662587XXXX||Received||1||You will suffer for your sins.|
|01/10/18||09:12 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||Soon, very soon|
|01/11/18||03:25 PM||662587XXXX||Received||1||You're going to hell. And it'll still be better than you deserve.|