In the early morning hours of April 19, 2020, independent filmmaker Dalton Kimbrough was found dead at the isolated lodge where he was filming his movie, Death to the Revelers. He appeared to have been slashed and shot in his blood-spattered bathroom.
When the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department arrived on the scene, the cast and crew were highly agitated after making the gruesome discovery.
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Where do you start?
If this is your first look at the investigation, you may want to start with the Case Recap or one of these case documents:
- YCSD incident report
- Death to the Revelers cast photos
- Interview with the man who confessed to the killing
- Interview with the victim's girlfriend
- Interview with the actor who protected the scene
- Interview with another actor in the cast
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