What happened?

The Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of Douglas Reed, an associate professor in the English Department at the University of Mississippi.

Assistant professor Jake Hemphill discovered the body in a meeting room at the Yoknapatawpha County Conference Center (YCCC) on Monday, July 10, 2017.

Professor Douglas Reed found shot to death ahead of the Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference

If this is your first look at the investigation, you may want to start with one of these case documents:

•  YCSD incident report

•  Biography of the victim, Douglas Reed

Tip: For a quick overview of the investigation so far, check out the Case Recap.

 

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