Hidden room discovered on Ole Miss campus

Incident Report – discovery of hidden room

On July 14, 2011, a 911 caller reported a suspicious finding at the Physical Plant Shops and Stores building on the University of Mississippi campus.

Evidence collected from the hidden room found July 14, 2011

Hidden Room Evidence Inventory

CSU provided a preliminary inventory of the evidence they collected from the hidden room that was discovered in the Shops and Stores building on the Ole Miss campus.

A 911 caller reported a body on the roadside

Incident Report – body found (1987)

On the morning of December 13, 1987, a 911 caller reported a dead body on the side of Hathorn Road, south of Creekmore Blvd.

A report on the preliminary findings of Kevin Gilmore's autopsy

Coroner's summary report (1987)

The Coroner issued preliminary findings in the postmortem examination of Kevin Gilmore, including cause of death.

What do investigators know about where Kevin was before he died?

Kevin Gilmore timeline (1987)

Detectives Nelson and Anderson put together a timeline of Kevin Gilmore's movements in the days before his death.

Did all of the suspects' alibis hold up?

Alibi Chart (1987)

YCSD personnel documented the results of their attempts to verify the whereabouts of potential suspects on the night Kevin Gilmore was last seen alive.

Updated status of the investigation

Memo to Gilmore Case File (1988)

In 1988, the detectives wrote a memo to the Gilmore case file regarding the status of the investigation.

Sketch showing locations of items in the hidden room

Hidden Room sketch

CSU created a diagram showing the locations of items in the hidden room.

Locations relevant to the Kevin Gilmore investigation

Places of Interest

This map shows locations in Yoknapatawpha County that are relevant to the Kevin Gilmore investigation.

Forensic analysis of evidence collected from the hidden room

Hidden Room evidence analysis

The Crime Lab performed preliminary tests on the evidence collected from the hidden room discovered in the Shops and Stores building.

Contract for James Mason's sale of the Juke Joint to Rhonda Pendergrass

Contract for Juke Joint Sale

James Mason made his copy of the 1988 Juke Joint sale contract available to YCSD investigators.

Investigators found one arrest for Butch in Panola County

Butch Weaver criminal history

YCSD investigators located an old arrest record for Butch Weaver in a nearby county.

Sales receipt for Butch Weaver's boat purchase in 1988

Receipt for boat purchase

YCSD investigators tracked down a receipt for Butch Weaver's boat purchase in 1988.

Can you identify this unknown fingerprint?

Fingerprint Comparison

Can you help the YCSD identify this unknown latent fingerprint?

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