Cato was interviewed in an office or the Naval. Criminal
Investigative Services at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina 28547, on
Tuesday, March 4, 1997, by NCIS Investigator G. Gregory Munroe,
Guilford County Detective Chad F. Sibert, and Criminal Specialist T.
C. Childrey from 10:04 a.m. to 12 noon.
Ms. Cato was
interviewed reference any information she might have pertaining to
Ronnie Lee Kimble, a member of the United States Marine Corps
assigned to the Chaplain's Office at Camp Lejeune. Ms. Cato gave the
That she has
known Ronnie Kimble since he was assigned to the Chaplain's Office,
and that Ronnie had previously been a duty driver and was assigned
now as an assistant to the Protestant chaplain since September or
that one day Ronnie was discussing the death of his sister-in-law
with Natalie Kelly, an accounting specialist assigned to the
Chaplain's Office. It was during this conversation that Ms. Cato
overheard Ronnie tell Ms. Kelly that his sister-in-law had been
found dead in her house, and that a gun and a chest of tools had
been found near the burned body. Ronnie had related that the police
were saying that Ronnie's brother was responsible for the death and
that this was not true since Ted, the brother, was at work. Ronnie
also stated that he, Ronnie, was supposedly the last person to see
his sister-in-law alive because he, Ronnie, had gone to her house to
either pick up something or drop something off.
Somewhere in the conversation, the topic of insurance was brought up and she, Cato, asked if there was a lot of insurance
related to her, Cato, that he likes to deer hunt, he has a gun, and
that she, Cato, could not see how a person reporting to be a
Christian can go and kill animals.
also remembered that in the discussion about the tool chest, she
asked Ronnie why the person did not take the tools and Ronnie said
that the person might have gotten scared off and ran out the back
door leaving the house.
after this, Ronnie was given time off to secure the services of a
lawyer. Ronnie had an attitude problem in that he has an ego problem
and wants to be perfect. Once Ronnie called her, Cato, and made a
more or less order for the services of a PFC Dziadaszek to assist
him and that she, Cato, informed Ronnie that he would have to go
through the proper channels.
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