Investigation Day 1
Yoknapatawpha Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a man found dead in his home on Saturday evening.
Victor Jennings, the deceased, was well-known to the YCSD because he was on house arrest awaiting trial on extortion charges at the time of his death.
Investigation Day 2
By midafternoon, the Oxford Weekly Planet had shared the news of Victor's death with the community, and soon after, CSU sent the detectives a preliminary inventory of evidence collected near the body.
Investigation Day 3
That afternoon, the detectives read something in the Oxford Weekly Planet that prompted to reach out and schedule a couple of interviews for the next day.
Later on, the detectives got information about Victor's phone calls in the days leading up to his death.
Investigation Day 4
Victor's assistant came in later that afternoon for another conversation with the detectives.
Meanwhile, an officer went to see Victor's neighbor to get her list of visitors to Victor's house the day he died.
Investigation Day 5
After a phone call with the coroner's office, Detectives Murphy and Parker asked first Victor's brother and then his friend to come back in so the detectives could see what they thought about the news.
Investigation Day 6
The next morning, Detectives Murphy and Parker met with Victor's attorney to find out the status of his estate.
Then they sat down again with Victor's next door neighbor to see if he'd remembered anything more about Victor's activities.
When they'd finished with Mr. Bolton, the detectives found that the information on vehicles registered to the persons of interest was available. After reviewing it, they decided to talk to Zina again.
Investigation Day 7
The detectives spent the afternoon getting search warrants for multiple persons of interest.
Investigation Day 8
While they were waiting for the preliminary forensics on the search evidence, the detectives decided to have another chat with Victor's assistant.
They also brought Victor's brother in again to try to clear up a few things.
Investigation Day 9
Investigation Day 10
When the first report from the crime lab came in, the detectives were able to narrow down the suspects.
When the second report arrived, the detectives knew who the killer was.
Investigation Day 11
In the morning, they took that person into custody.
Soon after, they gave the person another chance to talk about what happened with Victor.
A few hours later, the sheriff's department released news of the arrest to the press.
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