Douglas Reed bio

English professor Doug Reed was a rising star, popular with many Ole Miss students and colleagues.

Incident report

Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a body at the Yoknapatawpha County Conference Center.

Jake Hemphill bio

Excerpt: "What began as a friendly rivalry […] soon turned into resentment as Douglas Reed …"

Jake Hemphill interview

The detectives interviewed Jake Hemphill about his discovery of Douglas Reed's body.

Yvonne Boyd interview

The detectives interviewed Yvonne Boyd about her involvement in the discovery of Douglas Reed's body.

Yvonne Boyd bio

Excerpt: "[Yvonne and her husband] agreed to work on their relationship […] until recently, when …"

Andrew Carlson bio

Excerpt: "The experience allowed Andrew to pull himself together and better manage his behavior."

Andrew Carlson interview

The detectives asked Dr. Carlson about his connection with the victim and the conference.

Professor found dead

The Crime Beat reports: Dr. Douglas Reed shot to death at conference

Canvass of YCCC employees & guests

YCSD investigators canvassed YCCC employees and guests for witnesses to anything unusual.

Amadeo Peralta interview

A YCCC employee told detectives what he witnessed in the YCCC parking lot the night of July 9, 2017.

Tate Moore interview

An employee of a local business made a shocking discovery on their premises.

YCCC evidence inventory

CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of items taken into evidence from YCCC Meeting Room 10.

Crime scene photos

CSU provided a collection of photographs from the Douglas Reed crime scene.

Dan Johnson bio

Excerpt: "Mary never mentioned Dan's father, and Dan never learned…"

Dan Johnson interview

The detectives asked Douglas Reed's boss about Dr. Reed as an employee, co-worker, and friend.

Nora Percy bio

Excerpt: "[Nora's] relationship with Douglas Reed … was the longest she'd had since high school, and she believed …"

Nora Percy interview

The detectives interviewed Nora Percy to find out more about Douglas Reed and the nature of her relationship with him.

Laurence Bricker interview

Detectives interviewed Dr. Bricker after hearing that he and Dr. Reed did not get along.

Monte Marcos bio

Excerpt: "Monte realized his dream of attending Ole Miss to pursue all things …"

Monte Marcos interview

The detectives interviewed Dr. Reed's teaching assistant about the victim's workplace and personal relationships.

English department canvass

Investigators spoke to everyone in the Ole Miss English department about the victim, Douglas Reed.

Monte Marcos video

Following his interview with the detectives, Monte Marcos turned over a video he shot of Douglas Reed.

Coroner's Report

The Coroner's Office provided a preliminary autopsy report on Douglas Reed. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Key fob video

Crime lab technicians recovered some video from the key fob found at the crime scene.

Carol Fitch bio

Excerpt: "[Carol's] efforts in the [conference] planning committee, however, faced a persistent roadblock named …"

Carol Fitch interview

The detectives spoke to the English department's senior secretary about the victim's workplace and the conference.

Jill Osborne bio

Excerpt: "Carol acted not only as Jill's mentor but also as her protector against …"

Jill Osborne interview

The detectives interviewed the English department's administrative assistant to learn more about the victim's workplace demeanor.

Local gossip blog gets the scoop

Has the Face in the Mirror uncovered information potentially relevant to Douglas Reed's murder?

Jake Hemphill follow-up interview

The detectives asked Jake to tell them more about his relationship with Douglas Reed.

Yvonne Boyd follow-up interview

The detectives re-interviewed Yvonne Boyd to clarify some questions about the nature of her relationship with Douglas Reed.

Monte Marcos follow-up interview

The detectives re-interviewed Monte Marcos to find out who else knew about the video he shot of Douglas Reed at the YCCC.

Preliminary forensic analysis

The Crime Lab provided a summary of preliminary evidence analysis findings in the Reed investigation.

Key fob video analysis

The Crime Lab provided the metadata and EXIF data retrieved from the key fob video.

Places of Interest

This map shows Oxford locations that are relevant to the Douglas Reed homicide investigation.

Lyle Nelson interview

Mr. Nelson's store sells pepper spray consistent with that found on the victim's body.

Nora Percy follow-up interview

The detectives asked Nora Percy to clarify her personal relationship with the victim.

Carol Fitch follow-up interview

The detectives asked Ms. Fitch about some inconsistencies that have emerged.

Jill Osborne follow-up interview

The detectives asked Jill to clear up the timeline of comings and goings that night at Rowan Oak.

Yvonne Boyd search

The detectives searched Yvonne Boyd's residence and collected her fingerprints.

Nora Percy search

The detectives searched Nora Percy's residence and collected her fingerprints.

Carol Fitch search

The detectives searched Carol Fitch's residence and collect her fingerprints.

YCSD closing in on prof's killer?

The Oxford Weekly Planet Crime Beat reports on breaking developments in the Douglas Reed homicide investigation.

Jill Osborne search

The detectives searched Jill Osborne's residence and collected her fingerprints.

Jake Hemphill search

The detectives searched Jake Hemphill's residence and collect his fingerprints.

Monte Marcos search

The detectives searched Monte Marcos' residence and collected his fingerprints.

Laurence Bricker search

The detectives searched Laurence Bricker's residence and collected his fingerprints.

Updated forensic analysis

The Crime Lab analyzed evidence collected during the searches and updated their preliminary findings.

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