Doctor's Wife Found Dead, March 13, 1999, Decatur Daily
Death By Stabbing, March 14, 1999, DD
Psychiatrist's Wife is Slain in Decatur, March 14, 1999, Huntsville Times
Blood Found on 2 Floors of Residence, March ?, 1999, DD
Victim Likeable But Opinionated, March 15, 1999, DD
Stabbing Victim Buried Today, Police Continue Search for Clues, March 16, 1999,DD
Autopsy Awaited in Tipton Slaying, March 17, 1999, DD
Reward Increased in One of Area's 3 Unsolved Slayings, Bloody Rag Found 2 Miles
from Site of Tipton Stabbing, March 18, 1999, DD
Police:  Doctor Away When Wife Was Slain, Bloody Sheet Eliminated as Lead,
March 19, 1999, DD
Man Stabs Self in Police Custody, Possible link to housewife's slaying, April 9, 1999,
Man Quizzed in Tipton Case, Police Say Man Stabbed Himself During Questioning,
April 10, 1999, DD
Police Want to Question Others in Tipton Death, April 11, 1999, DD
No Charges in Tipton Slaying, Expert Says Killer Didn't Disable Home's Alarm, April
12, 1999, DD
Siegelman Asked to Offer Reward in Tipton Slaying, May 11, 1999, DD
Police Following Tipton Leads, But No Arrest Has Been Made, May 27, 1999, DD
Affidavit:  Mrs. Tipton Online When Slain, May 27, 1999, DD
Tipton Puzzle Lacks Pieces, Police Await Evidence; 'There is a killer loose,' June 27,
1999, DD
Waiting For Justice, Forensic Delays Frustrate Efforts to Clear Crimes, November 28,
1999, DD
Families Denied Closure as Testing Delayed, November 29, 1999, DD
Caseload Backlog, November 29, 1999, DD
Evidence of Scarce Funding, Clueless in Alabama, November 30, 1999, DD

Killer at Large, Relatives frustrated a year after Tipton slaying; police still working on
case, March 12, 2000
Sister: Mrs. Tipton thought she would die before 40, March 12, 2000, DD
Tipton Suspect Charged, Former Security Alarm Worker, 26, Indicted, November 2,
2000, DD
Inmate Indicted in Decatur Killing, November 2, 2000, Huntsville Times
Murder Suspect 'So Nice,' Ex-Employer Says Man Charged in Tipton Slaying Was a
Model Worker,November 3, 2000, DD
Backlog at Lab Delayed Probe of Tipton Case, November 4, 2000, DD
Authorities Raced Clock in Murder Indictment, November 4, 2000, DD
Suspect Was in Decatur Center, November 7, 2000
Tipton Slaying Suspect Moved to Morgan Jail, December 7, 2000, DD
Slaying Suspect Sent to Morgan, Will face charge of capital murder, December 8,
2000, DD

Innocent Plea in Tipton Slaying, January 24, 2001, DD
Trial Date Not Set in Tipton Murder, January 25, 2001, DD
Decatur's Pettey Named Officer of the Year, June 21, 2001, DD
Let's Hear it for State's Law Officer of the Year, editorial, June 24, 2001

Tipton Murder Trial Scheduled, September 18, 2002, DD
Tipton Murder Trial to Begin, October 31, 2002, DD
Trial to Start in Decatur Slaying, November 1, 2002, HT
Defense: Tipton Slaying Crime of Passion, Lawyers may cite find of pot, hash in
home, November 5, 2002, DD
Prosecution, Defense Continue Jury Selection in Tipton Murder, November 6,
2002, DD
Tipton Murder Trial Opens, Prosecution says hair, conversation link suspect to killing,
November 7, 2002, DD
Tipton Torture Detailed, Dealer says murder suspect bought crack day of slaying,
November 8, 2002, DD