The Crime Lab updated their preliminary findings on evidence collected at the crime scene.
Jolene Wright interview #2
The detectives visited Jolene in her new digs to see if she had more to say.
IA memo to Homicide
Internal Affairs advised Homicide of some developments in the investigation.
Search – Wright residence
YCSD investigators searched the Wright residence for evidence in the Charles Tatum death investigation.
Jolene Wright interview
The detectives sat down with one of the waitresses from the Rebel Yell.
Jolene Wright bio
Jolene lived in small towns across northern Mississippi before coming to Oxford.
Places of interest map
Investigators mapped Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the Charles Tatum investigation.
Julianne Clarke interview
The detectives talked to the sales clerk associated with a recent credit card purchase.
Investigators obtained security video from a local convenience store for a date of interest.
A sketch artist created a composite of the woman seen at Mugshots based on witness descriptions.
The detectives spoke to patrons who were at Mugshots the night of April 12th.
Claude Myrick interview
The detectives talked to a Mugshots bartender about Detective Tatum's patronage there.
Slain detective laid to rest
The Crime Beat reports: Community comes together to mourn Detective Tatum
The Crime Lab sent over a summary report of their preliminary findings.
Lionel Thomas interview
The detectives tried to talk to another ex-con with ties to Detective Tatum.
Lionel Thomas bio
Lionel embraced anti-social behavior from an early age, which hasn't always served him well.
Larry Johnson interview
Larry was up to no good when he was arrested but claims prison changed his life.
Joseph Baker Jr. interview
The detectives brought in another ex-con who had a history with Detective Tatum.
Ricardo Brutnell interview
The detectives spoke to an ex-con who Detective Tatum helped convict.
Ricardo Brutnell bio
Ricardo has been engaged in one criminal activity or another for most of his life.
Investigators listened to the voicemail messages on Detective Tatum's cell phone.
Det. Huckabee interview
Detectives Armstrong and Murphy talked to Detective Huckabee about cases he worked with Detective Tatum.
Hank Peterson interview
The detectives asked Hank about Detective Tatum's interactions with his business.
Sgt Spearman interview
Detectives Armstrong and Murphy spoke to Detective Tatum's supervisor about his current investigations.
The Coroner's Office provided a preliminary summary of the Tatum autopsy findings. Additional analyses are ongoing.
CSU provided this preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the newly classified scene.
IA memo to Homicide
Internal Affairs notified Homicide of critical items not found at the scene.
The coroner's office notified detectives of preliminary findings that could affect the investigation.
Marion Sanders interview
The detectives asked Marion about her relationship with Charles Tatum.
Marion Sanders bio
After a failed marriage, Marion returned to the town where she'd attended college.
The assigned officers submitted their report on activities at the specified location.
Sheriff memo to Watch Commanders
Sheriff Sheldon sent an important notice to YCSD personnel via their watch commanders.
Edith McElroy interview
The detectives asked Edith about her tenant, Charles Tatum, and her 911 call.
Edith McElroy bio
Edith grew up in Montana and later moved to Oxford, where she met her future husband.
Sheriff's detective fatally shot
The Crime Beat reports: Respected officer found dead in peculiar circumstances.
IA memo to Sheriff
Internal Affairs reviewed Detective Tatum's file in the wake of his death.
Charles Tatum bio
Charlie grew up in Alabama before moving to Yoknapatawpha County to join the sheriff's department.
Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting an unpleasant odor at a Combs Street residence.
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