DiscoverSouthern Fried True Crime38: Officer Davina Buff Jones: Murder & Cover Up on Bald Head Island
38: Officer Davina Buff Jones: Murder & Cover Up on Bald Head Island

38: Officer Davina Buff Jones: Murder & Cover Up on Bald Head Island

Update: 2019-01-3111
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In 1999, a dedicated rookie police officer on the luxury island of Bald Head, North Carolina, is shot in the back of the head while on duty. Emergency officials destroyed the crime scene and all evidence and the DA quickly closed the case, ruling it a suicide. Her family sued in civil court to get the ruling changed to homicide and the case is still open to this day.


Suggested Reading: Out With Three: The Murder and Betrayal of Bald Head Island Police Officer Davina Buff Jones

Case suggested by Allie R.

Promo on this episode: The Mug Shot Podcast

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Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner
Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio
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Kymmjellybean

Wow! What a frustrating story! So horrible how the scene was handled. I really hope somehow, some way, justice is served. Thanks for covering this.

Feb 1st
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38: Officer Davina Buff Jones: Murder & Cover Up on Bald Head Island

38: Officer Davina Buff Jones: Murder & Cover Up on Bald Head Island

Erica Kelley