U.S. NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE
TITLE: V/KIMBLE.PATRICIAGAIL/CIV CCN: 30OCT95-LELE-0057-7HRR
INVESTIGATIVE ACTION: INTERVIEW OF CPL MCFARLAND
On 02Apr97, reporting agent interviewed Cpl Todd. A. MCFARLAND USMC, [ss# removed], regarding Cpl Ronnie Lee KIMBLE USMC, [ss# removed].
Cpl MCFARLAND advised he first met Col KIMBLE in 1994, when the two of them checked into 3RD Platoon, India Company, 3RDBN, 2DMAR. Cpl MCFARLAND indicated he was familiar with Cpl prior to KIMBLE's transfer to the Base Chaplain's Office, but they were not close friends. CPL MCFARLAND stated he knew Col KIMBLE was having problems with his wife at the time, but he could not recall any specific details. Cpl MCFARLAND related Cpl KIMBLE used to reside in the same apartment complex as he did. Cpl MCFARLAND identified that apartment complex as the one in Swansboro, NC, located off of Highway 24 behind the GANT-gas station. Cpl MCFARLAND recalled Col KIMBLE and his wife lived in those apartments for about one year. According to Cpl MCFARLAND, after Cpl KIMBLE was transferred to the Base Chaplain's Office, they did not see each other.
Cpl MCFARLAND stated approximately three weeks prior to this interview, he saw Cpl KIMBLE and spoke with him. Cpl MCFARLAND advised KIMBLE pulled in behind him as he was driving in his vehicle on Highway 24 through Swansboro. Cpl MCFARLAND related Cpl KIMBLE followed him into his apartment complex, and then spoke with him briefly outside their vehicles. Cpl MCFARLAND stated Cpl KIMBLE asked him if NCIS had come to see him, and he told KIMBLE no. According to Cpl MCFARLAND, Cpl KIMBLE told him his sister-in- law had been murdered, and NCIS was talking to Marines who knew KIMBLE about the murder, Col MCFARLAND noted Cpl KIMBLE said he was Pissed off because NCIS was trying to say he committed the murder. Cpl MCFARLAND related Cpl KIMBLE did not say how his sister-in-law had been murdered. Cpl MCFARLAND advised that was the extent of his conversation with Col KIMBLE. The only other information he recalled was Cpl KIMBLE telling him that a LCpl SILVERTHORN had been questioned about the murder, and had taken a polygraph examination. Cpl MCFARLAND provided no additional information pertinent to this investigation during this interview.
Todd Allen MCFARLAND/Cpl USMC
POB: Massillon, OH
UNIT: I Co, 3RDBN, 2DMAR, 2DMARDIV, CLNC
WKPHN: (910) 451-3698
REPORTED BY: SAMUEL G. WORTH
Office: NCIS CAROLINAS
DATE TYPED: 03APR97
THIS DOCUMENT IS The PROPERTY OF THE NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE