Investigation Day 1
Deputy Fred Willits was dispatched to an Alesville residence in response to a silent alarm triggered at that location. On arrival, he found a young man on the property who insisted on speaking with detectives.
Investigation Day 2
Investigation Day 3
Then, they asked Brandon to come back in to clear up a few things.
Late that afternoon, The Oxford Weekly Planet's gossip column posted some blind items about what's happening in Yoknapatawpha County.
Investigation Day 4
That afternoon, Detectives Beckwith and Magee went to Memphis to see a detective who contacted them about the BOLO.
Investigation Day 5
Later, they asked Rodney to come in to answer some follow-up questions.
Investigation Day 6
The next morning, Detectives Beckwith and Magee wanted to know what Brandon had to say about some newly uncovered information.
Later on, Detective Beckwith talked to another YCSD detective about a person of interest common to both of their investigations.
Investigation Day 7
Early the next day, Detective Magee spoke to a colleague in the NYPD about Daniel's activities in New York City.
A short time later, the detectives got an update from Detective Guidry with some information they'd asked him to look into.
Investigation Day 8
Then, the detectives followed up with Joanne to see if she had any additional information for them.
Investigation Day 9
The next morning, investigators spoke to Rodney's colleagues to determine his whereabouts around the time Daniel was last seen.
Investigation Day 10
The detectives met with the editor of the Oxford Weekly Planet to get more information about Joanne Ebner.
Later, they reviewed the Crime Lab's preliminary findings on the evidence from Daniel's car.
That afternoon, investigators spoke with friends and family of one of Daniel's co-workers.
Then they took a look at some information about Daniel's Facebook account access.
Investigation Day 11
Investigation Day 12
That night, CSU sent over a preliminary list of evidence collected at the scene before it got dark.
Investigation Day 13
The next morning, Detectives Beckwith and Magee went to talk to Chas again about what they found.
After lunch, another sheriff's department officer stopped by to give the detectives some information.
Later, Detectives Beckwith and Magee had another conversation with Rodney.
Investigation Day 14
The detectives asked Brandon to come back in to see if he would fill in any of the gaps in his story.
Later, after a prayer service for Daniel, Detectives Beckwith and Magee met with the pastor of Vince's church.
That afternoon, the Crime Lab sent some preliminary information about evidence from the Clear Springs Nature Trail location.
Investigation Day 15
After reviewing everything Brandon had told them, the detectives had him come in again to clarify some discrepancies.
Then they accompanied Brandon to his residence, where he turned over some property he said would verify his story.
In light of Brandon's information about what Daniel was storing at Vincent's, Detectives Beckwith and Magee got a warrant to search the Gayle/Hathaway residence.
Investigation Day 16
Investigators were able to track down the man Officer Brown reported seeing near the Clear Springs Nature Trail and had him come in for a conversation with the detectives.
Late that afternoon, the coroner's office sent over their preliminary report.
Investigation Day 17
Detective Beckwith and Magee asked Doug to come in again to see if he had anything else he wanted to tell them.
Afterward, they asked Gage to come back in to answer some more questions.
Later, the detectives obtained warrants to collect biological samples from persons of interest in the investigation.
Investigation Day 18
The Crime Lab sent some preliminary findings from their analysis of evidence collected in a recent search.
Late that afternoon, the Crime Lab was able to provide some additional analysis results.
Investigation Day 19
After processing the DNA comparisons as a priority job, the Crime Lab delivered their initial findings.
Investigation Day 20
Later that afternoon, the Oxford Weekly Planet let the community know that there were finally some answers about Daniel's disappearance and death.