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Evidence: Search Warrant for Hunter Nelson Residence and Vehicle

While executing the original search warrant for Hunter Nelson's residence and vehicle, investigators observed a suspicious stain in plain sight on the front passenger seat of Nelson's vehicle. The detectives obtained an additional search warrant, expanding the scope of the original search to include trace evidence and related items in the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded to allow for additional analysis as needed.

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the
State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:


118-C Warren Street
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 001294-23E-2004

To Detective Sam Murphy and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Sam Murphy

who has reason to believe that in the vehicle known as

a white 2004 Lexus SC convertible automobile, Mississippi license tag # PWL 731, leased to Nathaniel Harrison Nelson;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Hairs, blood, other bodily fluids or residue thereof; fingerprints; Trojan brand lubricated latex condoms or residue thereof; fibers or other materials or remnants thereof;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before June 27, 2004 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this 18th day of June, 2004 at 1:30 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge


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