From the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office evidence inventory:
1. one black and white size 9.5 Adidas shoe
2. one yellow folder
3. one blue physical science book
4. one grey in color sweater
5. one Western Digital external hard drive containing surveillance video
6. two blood swabs from gym wall
7. one black and white Adidas size 9.5 shoe
8. one pair of white, grey and orange Nike shoes
9. two Memorex DVD-R discs containing surveillance video
10. one LG cell phone
11. bloody paper towels found in the girl’s bathroom
12. one FujiFilm DVD+R disc containing digital images of the scene
13. one FujiFilm DVD+R disc containing digital images of the scene
14. two DVD discs of Leica Scan Documentation and raw data of scene
15. one DVD disc of Kendrick Johnson’s cell phone records
16. one CD with photos of Kendrick Johnson from the medical examiner’s report
17. one CD of an interview with an individual who alleged he was attacked
18. buccal swab from a member of the LHS flag team
Two pairs of shoes were collected from the scene where Kendrick’s body was found: a pair of size nine Nike shoes and a pair of size nine and a half Adidas shoes.
A third pair of shoes, white, grey and orange Nike shoes, were photographed along the south wall of the gym, two bleachers down from the mats where the body was found. Those shoes were not entered into evidence.
Investigators interviewed Kendrick’s sister on Jan. 11 and showed her photographs of the shoes. She indicated that the white and orange Nike shoes, in evidence, belonged to Kendrick and that the white Adidas shoes “were probably his, but she was not sure.”
On Jan. 17, investigators interviewed a student who said that he shared shoes with Kendrick and that they would hide them in the wrestling mats in the old gym. The student also said that Kendrick’s shoes “were black and white Adidas” and that Kendrick also had a pair of “orange and white Griffins.”
On the same day, another student, a friend of Kendrick’s, told investigators that he would also “put his shoes inside the mats.”
On Jan. 31, investigators interviewed a student who had a third block gym class with Kendrick during the fall 2012 semester. The student said he observed “Kendrick Johnson and other students throwing shoes over the mats in the corner and go retrieve them the next day to play basketball.”
In an April 19 interview, investigators talked with a student who had seen students put their shoes behind the mats. On the same day, investigators interviewed another student who said he was familiar with students putting shoes in the mats because he did so also.
In case file photos of the white and orange Nike shoes, stains that look similar to blood can be seen. A GBI crime scene specialist tested the stains, and the results were “negative for blood.”
The Times continues its look inside the investigation in Saturday's edition.