If Barrentine committed the murders of J.B. Beasley and Tracie Hawlett, what was his motive? If Barrentine assisted the murderer and he had to drive the murderer somewhere, couldn't he just say he was forced at gunpoint to drive the person somewhere before going home? I think most theories are based on speculation that are based on what we think happened. I don't know where J.B. Beasley and Tracie Hawlett went after leaving the Big Little gas station in Ozark, AL on the night of July 31, 1999. I don't know what happened to them. And I don't know who murdered them. But I could speculate all day long and with this case and others, I have. Until there is some actual evidence to back anything up, all you have is what you think. And to most people, especially police investigators, that does not mean much.