Close to Home
When Ambrose Garrett's wife still couldn't reach him hours after the Whitehall Homeowners Association meeting, she asked family friend Julie Arbuckle for help.
Julie went to the Whitehall Community Center, where the HOA had met earlier that evening, and found Ambrose unresponsive in the meeting room.
She called 911, and Ambrose was pronounced dead a short time later. He had no apparent injuries, and there were no signs of a disturbance in the meeting room.
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The Close to Home case documents are presented in chronological order in the Case Files.
- Click the Evidence, Interview, Biography, or Press tag at the top of the Case Files page to filter by document type.
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Where do you start?
If this is your first look at the investigation, you may want to start with the Case Recap or one of these case documents:
- Incident report about the discovery of the body
- Interview with Julie Arbuckle, who found the body
- Biography of Ambrose Garrett, who was found dead
- Interview with Delilah Garrett, Ambrose's wife
- Canvass of residents near the scene
- Interview with Chester Hawkins, who was apprehended at the scene
- Evidence collected at the scene
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