Restaurateur Devlin Beauchamp was found bludgeoned to death in his bathtub.
Home Plate consent searchCarl Dixon permitted investigators to search the restaurant's premises.
Partial license plate traceYCSD investigators found possible matches to the partial license plate one of Devlin's neighbors provided.
Canvass – Home Plate employeesThe detectives asked Home Plate employees for information about Devlin.
Crime scene evidence inventoryCSU provided an inventory of the evidence collected at the crime scene.
Coroner's Inspector's reportThe coroner's inspector provided a summary of her preliminary assessment.
Vincent Jones interviewDetective Armstrong tried to reach Devlin's brother to arrange an interview with him.
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The investigation began on Monday, July 9, 2018, and will run for about six weeks.
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Search – Edwards residence
YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy. Det. T. Armstrong
Incident No.: 001273-11C-2018
Case Description: Ambrose Garrett death investigation
DATE SEARCH WARRANT RECEIVED
March 19, 2018
DATE AND TIME WARRANT EXECUTED
March 19, 2018
at 10:00 a.m.
COPY OF WARRANT AND RECEIPT FOR ITEMS LEFT WITH
Eve Edwards, resident
119 Cedar Hill Drive
INVENTORY IN THE PRESENCE OF
Det. Ted Armstrong and Det. Samantha Murphy of the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department, and Eve Edwards, resident.
I received the attached search warrant March 19, 2018, and have executed it as follows:
On March 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., I searched the person or premises described in the warrant and left a copy of the warrant with Eve Edwards.
INVENTORY OF PERSON OR PROPERTY TAKEN PURSUANT TO THE WARRANT
• 001273-54: One (1) 16-ounce bottle rubbing alcohol, unopened
I swear that this inventory is a true and detailed account of the person or property taken by me on the warrant.
Detective - Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department
Subscribed, sworn to, and returned before me this 21st day of March, 2018.
//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge