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Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department
711 Jackson Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655

     ___ Juvenile
     ___ Senior Citizen
     ___ Gang

     ___ Child Abuse
     ___ Domestic
     ___ Involved Alcohol
  002641-20H-2017, 002708-24H-2017, 002803-28H-2017
Date Reported:
 Time Reported:
  1:23 PM
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
  Conspiracy to commit a felony
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
  Desecration of human corpse
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 Location of Offense (Exact address, include Room/ Apt. No.)
  Rebel Inn
  2133 S Lamar Blvd., Oxford, Mississippi
 Date of Offense:
  8-19/20-2017 (estimated)
 Time of Offense:
  10:00 PM - 6:00 AM (estimated)
 Location of Arrest (Exact address, include Room/Apt. No.)
  576 Webb Street, Oxford, Mississippi
 Date of Arrest:
 Time of Arrest:
  9:45 AM
 Reporting Officer:
  Det. Ted Armstrong
 Unit Number:
 Assisting Officer:
  Det. Hal Musgrove
 Unit Number:

Reporting Officer's Narrative

  REPORTING OFFICER'S NARRATIVE (Brief narrative of the facts surrounding the offense and the arrest.)

At 9:45 a.m., Reporting Investigators (R/Is) Detectives T. Armstrong and H. Musgrove arrived at Elizabeth Barton's residence at 574 Webb Street to arrest Elizabeth Barton in connection with the death of Oscar Knight.

R/Is knocked on the front door of the residence and announced themselves. When the defendant opened the door, R/Is placed the defendant under arrest. The defendant was handcuffed and advised of her rights. Transportation to the Sheriff’s Department proceeded without incident.

At 10:02 a.m., R/Is turned the defendant over to Sheriff’s Department personnel for processing. At all times while in custody, the defendant appeared lucid and coherent. During transport, the defendant was cooperative and seemed to comprehend what was happening to her.


  DEFENDANT'S VERSION/REMARKS (What did the defendant say?)

The defendant said she understood her rights, but repeatedly said she did not understand why she had been arrested. The defendant cooperated physically and did not resist in any way.

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