Chauncey Bailey Project

Documents and recordings

Slaying suspect Devaughndre Broussard, left, appears in court for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 21, 2007, with Deputy District Attorney John Jay. (Joan Lynch)
Slaying suspect Devaughndre Broussard, left, appears in court for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 21, 2007, with Deputy District Attorney John Jay. (Joan Lynch)

By Thomas Peele, The Chauncey Bailey Project

— Audio recordings of two interrogations Oakland police Detective Sgt. Derwin Longmire conducted with Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, 22, on Aug. 3 at the Eastmont Town Center police substation. The first was conducted at 11:55 a.m.; the second at 8:12 p.m.

  The audio recording of Devaughndre Broussard’s confession, given to Longmire at 9:13 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Eastmont Town Center police substation. Broussard, 20, has since recanted the confession.

The video recording of Bey IV; his half-brother, Joshua Bey, 19, and Tamon Halfin, 21, in an interview room at the San Leandro Police Department from 9:48 a.m. to 11:48 a.m. Aug. 6.

Longmire’s typed log of developments in the investigation from Bailey’s shooting Aug. 2 through Broussard’s confession the next day.

Longmire’s handwritten notes and summaries of his interrogations with Bey IV, of Broussard’s confession, and of an interview with Halfin conducted at 6:48 p.m. Aug. 3.

Longmire’s handwritten notes of an interview with Joshua Bey, conducted at 3:42 p.m. Aug. 3.

Longmire’s typed declaration summarizing why enough evidence existed to charge Broussard with killing Bailey.

Statements given to police by people who witnessed Bailey’s shooting or who saw the gunman and white van prior to the shooting.

The handwritten notes and summary of Longmire’s questioning of van owner Rigoberto Magana, conducted at 1:15 p.m. Aug. 6.

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Investigative report:

Main story: “Secret video raises questions about bakery leader’s role in Bailey killing”

Side story: “Van owner: I gave the keys to Bey IV”

Lists: “Key players” and “Highlights gathered from documents, recordings” and “Documents and recordings”

Video: “Taped jailhouse conversation raises questions,” KTVU-TV

Video: “Jailhouse video sheds light on Bailey murder,” KGO-TV

Video: “Secret video raises questions about bakery leader’s role in Bailey killing,” Center for Investigative Reporting

Audio:  “Chauncey Bailey Project reporter Bob Butler reports on the investigation.”

Press coverage: Michael Krasny interviews Robert Rosenthal, Thomas Peele and Peter Keane.

Reaction: “Journalist’s sister sickened by video”

Profile: “Bailey killing figure had troubled youth”

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