INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
TRIPLE HOMICIDE
BYERS/MOORE/BRANCH

ON 051393, EDWARD LYNN LUCAS WAS INTERVIEWED AT THE WEST MEMPHIS POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE WAS CALLED INTO SUSPICION BY AN UNKNOWN CALLER WHO WAS CURIOUS ABOUT WHY HE HADNíT BEEN TO SEE ANY OF THE FAMILY SINCE THE DEATHS. LUCAS WAS A CUBSCOUT LEADER FOR THE GROUP THAT INCLUDED AT LEAST TWO OF THE VICTIMS.

LUCAS WAS INTERVIEWED AND SUBMITTED TO A POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION IN WHICH THE EXAMINER DETERMINED THAT HE BEING TRUTHFUL IN HIS STATEMENTS CONCERNING HIS WHEREABOUTS DURING THE PERIOS OT TIME WHEN THE BOYS CAME UP MISSING AND WHEN THE HOMICIDES COULD HAVE OCCURRED.

LUCAS IS NO LONGER BEING CONSIDERED A SUSPECT UNLESS INFORMATION CAN BE ESTABLISHED THAT WOULD LINK HIM TO THE CRIME SCENE OR THE VICTIMíS DEATH.

DETECTIVE B. RIDGE