Missy was found strangled to death in her home

Missy Hammond bio

DOB: 7/18/75 
Occupation: Hairstylist 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim
Excerpt: "Sometimes the fights escalated into the breaking of furniture and dishes and even violent…"

Liddie apparently spent the night next to her mother's dead body

Liddie Hammond bio

DOB: 12/12/93 
Occupation: Student 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's daughter
Excerpt: "Liddie still believes to this day that if she had been more of a good girl, they would…"

Jonah told the detectives about finding his daughter dead

Jonah Dale bio

DOB: 5/4/49 
Occupation: Hardware department manager 
Hometown: Tupelo, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's father
Excerpt: "Jonah was heartbroken and lonely but fought his depression to…"

Kevin has had a crush on Missy ever since she moved in

Kevin Travers bio

DOB: 6/2/72 
Occupation: Photographer 
Hometown: Pontotoc, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's neighbor
Excerpt: "Kevin often seethed with anger and frustration when he…"

Roger Hammond bio

DOB: 10/31/74 
Occupation: Sales Manager, Farrell Motoes 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's ex-husband
Excerpt: "[Roger] flew into a rage and began ransacking the…"

JP has always been something of a ne'er-do-well

JP Wallace bio

DOB: 8/9/72
Occupation: Warehouse associate 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's boyfriend
Excerpt: "By the first of the year, he was growing tired of Missy's demands on…"

Johnny has been close to his cousin, Jonah, and his daughter since Jonah's wife left them

Johnny McPhail bio

DOB: 12/24/41 
Occupation: Actor/Freelance CPA 
Hometown: Burlington, NC 
Relationship to case: Victim's cousin
Excerpt: "[Johnny often gave Missy] advice on matters that she didn't feel comfortable discussing with…"

Roger's parents have long had a difficult relationship with each other and others

Thomas & Gloria Hammond bio

Married: 6/17/72
Occupation: Co-owners, Farrell Motors
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's ex-in-laws
Excerpt: "Almost immediately, the couple began fighting over…"

Steve and Missy dated in high school until their messy break-up

Steve Kirby bio

DOB: 4/17/75
Occupation: Co-owner, Complete Computing Specialists 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's ex-boyfriend
Excerpt: "Steve thought this was the perfect way to teach Missy a lesson."

Selena's personal history has made her a strong advocate for fathers' rights

Selena Crosscroft bio

DOB: 8/11/76
Occupation: Social worker, NMRC
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Relationship to case: Victim's ex-husband's girlfriend
Excerpt: "[Selena] constantly reviewed divorce law and custody statutes, looking for something that would give [Roger]…"

Maureen had a crush on Steve years before they ever dated

Maureen Kirby bio

DOB: 9/27/75 
Occupation: Business Manager, Complete Computing Specialists 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's ex-boyfriend's wife
Excerpt: "Maureen was incensed at what she thought was Missy's…"

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