January 30, 2011
XXX-XXX-XXXX: hey what happened to troy’s party? i showed up last nite and no one answered the door
Penny Richards: He canceled it last minute. He didn’t know about Chad. BTW, who is this?
XXX-XXX-XXXX: it’s kayla t. sorry i got ur # on fb. hope u dont mind me textin u
Penny Richards: lol Of course it’s fine Kayla.
Kayla Thomas: so y did he cancel the party?
Penny Richards: You know about what happened to Chad?
Kayla Thomas: yeah
Penny Richards: Troy didn’t. I was emailing him right before the party and he had no clue. He freaked out over a weird email he got and locked himself in his room or something. No one could get in touch with him until this morning.
Kayla Thomas: weird email?
Penny Richards: He forwarded it to me…and I don’t think he’d joke about it, but it was an email from Chad confirming that he’d be at the party, but it was sent on Friday night…2 days after he was found dead.
Kayla Thomas: whoa wtf???
Penny Richards: It might be some sort of cruel hacker trick I guess from one of his friends…I dunno. Still really weird though.
Brent Malcolm: hey jess, where are you?!
Jessica Stevens: i dont know…im scared
Brent Malcolm: i dont know where i am either…im like in the woods or something. holy shit what happened last night?
Jessica Stevens: i cant remember. omg i dont want to be alone here anymore. i cant see anything.
Brent Malcolm: omg seriously, wtf. the gps on my phone says i’m in hattiesburg.
Jessica Stevens: how the hell did you get to mississippi? thats like 3 hours away
Brent Malcolm: i have no f’n clue. are you still in tuscaloosa?
Jessica Stevens: the gps on my phone isn’t working. i think im in a big building or something. i barely have reception at all.
Brent Malcolm: call the cops. i am doing that right now.
Jessica Stevens: i cant call anyone. the reception is too spotty. my texts fail like 3 times before they go through
Brent Malcolm: I’m coming for you.
Jessica Stevens: you got help? is everything okay?
Brent Malcolm: Sit tight. I’ll be right there.
Jessica Stevens: please hurry i hear noises im so scared
Brent Malcolm: I’m right outside.
Jessica Stevens: how did you get here from hattiesburg in 5 minutes???
Brent Malcolm: You’re not in Tuscaloosa.
Jessica Stevens: how do you know where i am?
Brent Malcolm: I always know where you are.
Jessica Stevens: brent youre scaring me whats going on
Jessica Stevens: the noises are getting louder…it’s scraping and grinding oh my god please get me out of here
Jessica Stevens: jesus christ i hear screaming now
Jessica Stevens: brent where are you???
Jessica Stevens: please dont leave me in here
Jessica Stevens: oh god please help me