Investigators conducted a canvass of Murff's patrons to try to corroborate JP Wallace's alibi.

Beginning at 3:00 p.m., February 2, 2001 and continuing on February 3 and 4, 2001, Detectives Armstrong and Murphy interviewed various people who were in Murff's on January 26, 2001.

In an interview with Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department dated January 29, 2001, JP Wallace provided the following as names of people who could corroborate his presence at Murff's: Franklin, Bobby; Swanson, Jack; Tatum, Jimbo; Unknown last name, Mike.

These individuals and other Murff's patrons were interviewed to determine whether they remember Wallace's presence at Murff's on January 26, 2001 and to gather any relevant information they might possess.

The witness statements provided below are in summary and not verbatim and are representative of all interviews conducted.

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