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Solving murders in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi since 1995. Examine the evidence and help us catch the killer.

What new info did the local newspaper report days after the murders?

The Oxford Eagle reports: Children snatched, parents murdered

Children snatched, parents murdered

Investigation Day 3 — The local newspaper, the Oxford Eagle, reported on the community's reaction to the murders and other related information.

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What did potential suspects say that cleared them in the 1958 investigators' eyes?

Summaries of 1958 interviews with cleared suspects in the Izard case

1958 cleared suspect interview summaries

Investigation Day 2 — 1958 investigators spoke to the people who were considered potential suspects but were eventually cleared of involvement and/or provided alibi information regarding other suspects.

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Could the postman's brother be involved in what happened to the Izards?

Walter Hinkley

Walter Hinkley biography
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Investigation Day 2 — Multiple witnesses reported that Walter Hinkley was very upset about the layoffs.

Was he the kind of man who would act on those feelings and lash out against the Izard family?

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Were Danahy's friends volatile enough to murder the Izards and take their kids?

Jack Peach

Jack Peach biography
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Jeff Skinner

Jeff Skinner biography
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Frank Valenti

Frank Valenti biography
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Investigation Day 2 — Jack Peach, Jeff Skinner and Frank Valenti were also in Jessie Danahy's rough-and-tumble circle of friends.

Did Danahy persuade his gang of troublemakers to strike back against the Izards?

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Lots of people said they were at Sid's Tavern. Did the bartender verify their claims?

Sid's bartender Travis Gilley interview summary

Travis Gilley interview summary

Investigation Day 2 — In 1958, Detective McPhail spoke with the bartender at Sid's Tavern about the comings and goings of multiple suspects and witnesses on the day of the murders.

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