CONFERENCE WITH RONNIE KIMBLE 4/2/97 AT GREENSBORO JAIL
defendant I bet Wally Harrelson would step aside and that Dave North
would be appointed to represent defendant's brother.
today I talked to Ronnie's wife (Kim Kimble) and her mother.
a.m. I talked to Jim Kimel who told me Dick Panosh was assigned to
the case a year ago. Kimel said Ronnie Kimble was a strong prospect
for death penalty because murder for hire. Also pecuniary gain which
Kimel did not mention.
says Detective Church showed him pictures of burned body of victim.
al. never read defendant Miranda rights until they got back here
from Lejeune. Arrested 7:00 a.m. 4/1/97. Church got there at 10:15 -
7:00 p.m. defendant got Miranda rights. They tried to persuade
defendant to confess.
speeches to defendant all day. Ignored his repeated demands to see
said she saw defendant at 6:20 p.m. at or near the intersection of
Patricia's street near Main Street. So-called eyewitness from
Randolph County picked defendant out of photo lineup of 6 marines.
Defendant had seen the photo lineup last July. This woman did not
Rumor beginning concerned a black Volvo. In 10 months the vehicle changed to a TEAL GREEN CAMERO.
defendant he would bring all his old girl friends to court to
had court problem from teen years EXPUNGED.
Told defendant his brother was involved in a lot of criminal acts he did not know about.
defendant he could have a contact visit with wife and get a reduced
charge if he confessed.
has told Church repeatedly that he was with wife and her parents -
Judy and James Stump (697-8909).
Father-in-law got to Kim and defendant's house 4:50 - 5:10 p.m. 5821
Monnet Road - individual rental lot - own mobile home.
This was day
to install underpinning. Borrowed brother's box truck (like a moving
brother's house at 7:00 a.m. to get truck. Left teal green Camero
next to house. Did not see Patricia whole day. Walked in front door.
Brother told defendant be quiet - did not want to wake her. Got drop
cord to run saw. Left in truck with brother. Followed brother in
Jeep. Stayed at Lyles a while.
Mobile Home Supply - then went back to Lyles - got permission to
fill truck at Sprinkle's on his account. Bought gas at noon.
Went home -
unloaded truck - took truck back to Ted's house at 1:00 p.m. Did not
see Patricia - did not see her vehicle. Left in teal green Camero.
Ate lunch at home. Told Ted put keys under cloth of seat and leave
receipt on seat.
Did not see Ted's house again until fire was reported.
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