Timeline of the case

November 4, 2000
November 4, 2000

Murders discovered

Members of the Dallas Fire Department, at the request of Amy Kitchen’s mother, forcibly entered the Mosqueda residence. They found both Mosqueda and Kitchen in their bedroom, dead of multiple gunshot wounds.

November 4-7, 2000
November 4-7, 2000

Ivan and Amy in Kansas

Ivan Cantu and Amy Boettcher leave for a trip to Arkansas.

November 4, 2000
November 4, 2000

Wellness check of Ivan's apartment

Dallas police officers entered Ivan’s apartment to perform a “wellness check.” They observe no sign of bloodied clothes.

November 7, 2000
November 7, 2000

Search of Ivan's apartment

While Ivan and Amy are still in Kansas, police search Ivan’s apartment and find blood-stained clothes in the trashcan. Ivan and Amy return from their trip later that night.