A 911 caller reported finding a body in an office complex north of the Square.
Crime scene area map
Investigators put together an informal map of the crime scene and the surrounding area.
The local news reports the scene where a controversial theatre director was found dead.
Andrea Stover bio
Andrea thrived on pushing boundaries and challenging preconceptions despite the risks.
Crime scene canvass
Investigators looked for witnesses among the other people who work in the office complex.
Community loved, loathed Stover
The Oxford Weekly Planet reports: Late director had long been a divisive figure
Crime scene inventory
CSU submitted a preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the crime scene.
Crime scene location walk-through
CSU provided photos of various locations within the crime scene area.
Jerry & Irene Stover bio
Jerry and Irene always supported their daughter even when her choices distressed them.
Jerry & Irene Stover interview
Do Andrea's parents have any idea what or who might've led to her death?
Gretchen Doyle interview
The detectives spoke to Andrea's best friend about Andrea's recent activities.
Victim's residence inventory
With the Stovers' consent, the detectives searched Andrea's bedroom in her parents' home.
Rex Mickles bio
Rex was the Assistant District Attorney who prosecuted Andrea Stover and other members of Oxtales.
Ursula Raines interview
The detectives spoke with Ursula about Gretchen's whereabouts the night Andrea died.
Frank Tuttle interview
The detectives spoke to Andrea's ex about their history and the theatre group.
Vincent Fischer interview
The detectives spoke to the parole officer assigned to Andrea's case about their interactions.
Dale King bio
A man of varied interests, Dale is committed to Oxtales despite the challenges.
Dale King interview
The detectives talked to Oxtales' assistant director about their controversial productions.
COP warning flyer
COP published a flyer alerting the community to Andrea Stover's presence.
Sheila Love interview
The detectives asked Frank's current girlfriend about the return of his former girlfriend.
Jim Taylor bio
Jim's life was turned upside-down when his wife filed for divorce and made terrible accusations.
Criminal History – Jim Taylor
YCSD investigators pulled a copy of Jim Taylor's criminal history in the State of Mississippi.
Jim Taylor interview
The detectives talked to an ex-con who knew Andrea about her situation since her return.
Vincent Fischer interview #2
The detectives asked Andrea's case officer about the claims against him.
Letter Excerpts – Lewiston
Investigators reviewed Andrea's prison letters from playwright Ethan Lewiston.
Ethan Lewiston interview
The detectives spoke to the Oxtales playwright about Andrea's return as director.
Letter Excerpts – Norris
Investigators reviewed Andrea's prison letters from Oxtales backer Owen Norris.
Owen Norris interview
The detectives met with Andrea's benefactor to learn more about their relationship.
The coroner's office provided a preliminary report on Andrea Stover's autopsy. Additional analyses are ongoing.
Places of Interest map
This map shows Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the Andrea Stover investigation.
Letter Excerpts – Dees
Investigators reviewed Andrea's prison letters from former teen volunteer Benny Dees.
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