On January 26, 2001, Jonah Dale arrived at the home of his 25-year-old daughter, Missy Hammond, and found her dead in her bed.
Missy's seven-year-old daughter, Liddie, was also in the home, bewildered after apparently spending the night with her mother's body.
- What happened to this young mother?
- Who could've wanted to hurt her?
- What, if anything, did the child see and hear?
Physical evidence was collected at the scene and witnesses are being questioned.
No suspects were immediately identified, but Missy had an ex-husband, a boyfriend, a doting neighbor, and a married ex-boyfriend.
The investigation is ongoing.
Help investigate the case
The case is organized into categories of Interviews, Evidence, Biographies, and Press. Links to each category are provided on each case page.
Click on the links to move between categories and review the different pieces of evidence.
If this is your first look at the investigation, you may want to start here:
- TV news report from the crime scene
- The YCSD incident report
- Local newspaper coverage of the death
- Interview with Jonah Dale, called 911
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