Desperate Stranger

The detectives received some more information about Zoe's book.

Alice Zerousnik interview

Investigators identified a potential witness among Zoe's phone contacts.

Jack Swanson interview #2

Jack came in for another conversation with Detective Armstrong.

Debbie Fitzgerald interview #2

Debbie came in to answer a few more questions about Zoe.

Columnist laid to rest

The Crime Beat reports: OWP columnist Zoe Chase remembered

Steven Atwater interview #2

Detective Armstrong spoke to Steven about the tensions in his relationship with Zoe.

Howard & Marion Neidelmen interview #2

Detective Murphy called Howard and Marion to ask some follow-up questions.

Zoe's Chase

After speaking to Richard Bertuch, Tammy sent the information Detective Armstrong requested.

Tammy Wilson interview

Tammy contacted detectives to say she might have some information relevant to the investigation.

Mallory Benson interview #2

In light of new information, the detectives wanted Mallory to answer some more questions.

John Lawton-Taylor interview

A man approached the detectives after the funeral and asked to speak to them.

Places of Interest

Investigators compiled a map of locations relevant to the Zoe Chase homicide investigation.

Dani Bonner interview #2

The detectives went back to Dani to get some more information.

Peggy LeClaire interview #2

Detective Armstrong asked Peggy more about her work for Zoe and the last writers' group meeting.

Zoe's journal excerpts

Investigators noted potentially relevant entries from Zoe's journals.

Henry Butler interview

Detective Armstrong visited the other person Jack said he was with the night Zoe died.

Russell Templeton interview

Detective Armstrong spoke to one of Jack's friends about the night Zoe was killed.

Coroner's report

The Coroner's Office provided a preliminary autopsy report on Zoe Chase. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Kathy Silverman interview

Detective Armstrong spoke to the agent who was negotiating Zoe's book deal.

Kathy Silverman bio

Kathy started young in the publishing industry and later started her own literary agency.

Zoe's calendar entries

The detectives reviewed Zoe's calendar entries for the day she was killed and the next day.

Chase call records

Investigators examined call activity from Zoe's cell phone on the day she was killed.

Richard Bertuch interview

Detective Armstrong stopped by The Oxford Weekly Planet to talk to Zoe's editor.

Oxford Writers Circle canvass

The detectives spoke to members of Zoe's writing group about their meeting the night she was killed.

Steven Atwater interview

Detective Armstrong spoke to Steven about the tensions in his relationship with Zoe.

Steven Atwater bio

After a painful divorce, Steven regained his footing when he started writing.

Debbie Fitzgerald interview

At the detectives' request, Debbie came in to talk about her relationship with Zoe.

Debbie Fitzgerald bio

Debbie has lived all over the country as she struggled to find her path in life.

Audio transcript

Investigators transcribed a portion of an audio recording potentially relevant to the Zoe Chase homicide.

Evidence inventory - crime scene

CSU provided an inventory of evidence collected at the scene of Zoe Chase's homicide.

Dani Bonner interview

The detectives went back to the Bonner residence a little later to talk to Dani.

Dani Bonner bio

Dani and Zoe were best friends from the day they met until the day Zoe died.

Ed Bonner interview

The detectives visited the Bonner residence and spoke to Ed, the only one home at the time.

Ed Bonner bio

Ed has never been happier since he married vivacious Dani and they had twin girls.

Mallory Benson interview

Detective Murphy spoke to Zoe's friend and fellow writer, Mallory.

Mallory Benson bio

A founding member of the Oxford Writers Circle, Mallory has published several books to modest success.

Peggy LeClaire interview

Detective Armstrong asked Peggy about her business and personal relationships with Zoe.

Peggy LeClaire bio

Peggy grew up in Michigan and moved to Oxford after college.

Jack Swanson interview

Detective Armstrong ran into Jack at Zoe's house.

Jack Swanson bio

Jack caught the acting bug in high school and pursued it in college and beyond.

Evidence inventory - Chase residence

The detectives took some items into evidence from Zoe's house.

Columnist slain

The Crime Beat reports: OWP columnist Zoe Chase killed in possible carjacking

Howard & Marion Neidelmen interview

The detectives spoke to Howard and Marion shortly after they arrived in town.

Howard & Marion Neidelmen bio

Howard and Marion are devoted to each other and their only child, Nancy.

Shirley Harris interview

Detective Armstrong spoke to a witness in a potentially related incident.

Incident report

A fellow officer notified Detectives Armstrong and Murphy about a potentially related incident.

Beau Jenkins interview

The detectives talked to the young man who found Zoe's body.

Beau Jenkins bio

Outside of school and work, Beau studies true crime and is active in his church.

Zoe Chase bio

Zoe worked in publishing in New York before she became a columnist in Oxford.

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