Jane Bashara murder mystery timeline of events

Published On: Jan 31 2012 02:31:45 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 01 2012 01:25:38 PM EST

Jane Bashara


Below is a timeline of events from the time Jane Bashara left work on Jan. 24.

January 24
 5:30 p.m. -- Jane Bashara leaves office in Detroit
 6:00 p.m. -- Arrives home in Grosse Pointe Park
 8:00 p.m. -- Bob Bashara tells investigators he arrives home at 8 p.m. and doesn't find Jane there
 11:00 p.m. -- Jane officially reported missing by Bob

January 25
9:30 a.m. -- Jane Bashara’s body discovered on Detroit’s East Side in the back of her Sports Utility Vehicle
10:00 a.m. -- Police begin homicide investigation

January 26
-- Autopsy reveals Jane Bashara was strangled to death

January 27
9 p.m. -- Bob Bashara leaves Grosse Pointe Park Police station after agreeing to take polygraph test
-- During the test, police armed with a warrant search the Bashara home, remove computers and take pictures
-- Police name Bob Bashara a person of interest in his wife's death

January 29
-- Police report Bob Bashara polygraph results and statements to be inconsistent

January 30
-- Local 4 Defenders confirm new evidence that Bob and Jane Bashara had been together the night Jane went missing in downtown Detroit
-- Sources tell Local 4 Defenders the killer of Jane Bashara did not act alone

January 31
10:30 a.m. -- Jane Bashara’s funeral is held at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church
11:15 a.m. -- Local 4 Defenders break new development in Jane Bashara murder, sources say individual with knowledge of murder walked into Grosse Pointe Park Police station early Tuesday morning and asked to speak with investigators
 1 p.m. -- Local 4 cameras capture Bob Bashara leaving Grosse Pointe Memorial Church for luncheon
1:54 p.m. -- Man with knowledge of murder is placed under police custody
-- Police continue to work to verify information provided
2:24 p.m. -- Wayne County Prosecutor's Office had not been presented a warrant request in the homicide investigation.

February 1

9:00 a.m. -- Local 4 cameras catch Bob Bashara outside of his home, Bashara refuses to comment on the latest allegations against him by "Joe"

1:15 p.m. -- Local 4 Defenders learn "Joe" is telling investigators he was directly involved in the murder of Jane Bashara, but was forced to be involved by another person who was in the room at the time of Jane Bashara's murder, sources said.


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