1958 YCSD investigators attempted to verify union organizer Elliot Perch's alibi

In 1958, YCSD investigators attempted to verify union organizer Elliot Perch's alibi

Det. McPhail interviewed the bartender at Sid's to try verify multiple witnesses' statements

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.

Summaries of 1958 interviews with cleared suspects in the Izard case
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.

Canvass of 1958 acquaintances and businesses
1958 investigators spoke to Yoknapatawpha County citizens and businesses seeking background information on the Izards and in pursuit of leads from the crime scene.

Summaries of 1958 interviews with top suspects in the Izard case
1958 investigators spoke to the people who were considered the most‑likely suspects in the Izard murders and disappearances.

Harold Bowlan ordered Richard Izard to fire 153 factory employees and then left town

Interview

1958 YCSD lead investigator, Detective Jack McPhail, interviewed Bowlan Glove Factory owner Harold Bowlan, once Mr. Bowlan and his family returned to Oxford after the murders.

Canvass of 1958 County Road 106 residents
1958 investigators canvassed all of the County Road 106 residents to learn what they knew about the Izards and what they saw and heard on the day of the murders.

Elliot Perch came to town to unionize local factories over management and community objections

Interview

1958 YCSD lead investigator, Detective Jack McPhail, interviewed union organizer Elliot Perch about his relationships with Richard Izard and with other current and former Bowlan Glove employees.

School bus driver Elroy Murphy had a run-in with the Izards not long before the murders

Interview

1958 YCSD lead investigator, Detective Jack McPhail, interviewed county school bus driver Elroy Murphy about his conflict with the Izards just before the murders.

 Izard neighbors Yvonne & Titus Hawkins1958 YCSD lead investigator, Detective Jack McPhail, interviewed Izard neighbors Yvonne & Titus Hawkins about the Izards and about what they witnessed on the day of the murders.

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