Handwritten notes are in red
WITH RONNIE KIMBLE 5/4/97
2nd interview -
DeBerry - February, 1997 by Monroe listening in. Tape interview -
July-August 1997 (AC in back).
Jim Church - tape
- Church did most of the talking. Harold Pendergrass was there,
Monroe - Navy investigator 10/30/95 - first interview time,
DeBerry has not
given any statement to Church.
supposedly represented the Kimbles and thus Church backed off.
Seven months after
Patricia's death in March.
End of March -
Church says - Ronnie did not wish to talk to SBI.
Church claims he
was misled for several months by the idea that North or Cook was
representing the Kimbles.
to take the Kimbles before a federal grand jury.
"I have been
"It looks real bad
"We need answers
0615: Interview of
10/30/95 - Agent Monroe
"A ton of
inconsistencies in these" according to Church. Pendergrass says he
has a copy of the 10/30/95 interview.
First thing that
hit Church's mind was - mistaken on Ted's wedding date.
Christy - Ronnie
said an unknown female called night Patricia's sister-in-law called.
Ken took the call - not Ronnie.
Ronnie's mother has a pager.
everybody in the family has a pager.
Criminal Investigation Service report.
750 - Second
receipt from purchase at Atlantic Mobile Homes
- very smart.
Ogburn is very smart. Gave a statement to Dave North saying he saw
Ronnie at 3:45 - 4:30.
(B.M.) says that when Ronnie came in there with the truck 12:15 and
talked to Ted.
claims that another witness saw Ronnie in his truck and a second
person drove up.
Ogburn said "another white male" came in behind driving Ronnie's
car. (This would be Dobish)
a "reliable person" this.
Ronnie was there with another white male - military type was there.
Ronnie was ...
"nobody drove my car that day."
that is not true.
Apparently James Ogburn does not want to talk to Church but has told the reliable third person.
not cooperate with Church. So Ogburn said Ronnie came back at 3:00
back to Ted and Patricia's house and parked it. No cellular phone in
at time he was eating lunch at home.
Ted where he left gas receipt. Left keys stuck in seat. Fine tooth
Went back to
Lyles some time "after 3:00 because left his house at 3:00. School
was about to let out.
before 4:30. Resumed working on underpinning.
Ronnie that he told the agent he got home at 4:30 (Monroe
1/2 hour later Mr. Stump arrived.
recalls telling Monroe that Stump got there 15 minutes after he got
lasted no more than one hour.
in Ronnie's presence
Church, Ronnie told Monroe that Stump got there at 5:00 p.m.
corrected this to Church and said Stump got there at 10 minutes to
after Stump left. Ronnie said Kim got home around 5:40 "as far as I
Ken got home - went by Stumps briefly - went to Winn Dixie.
basically all I remember.
remember when or why they went to Stumps.
remember what he was wearing. Probably jeans and work boots or
Stump came by said Ronnie did not have a shirt on.
** A lady
saw Ronnie and told Church what color shirt he had on.
Stumps and then can't remember where they went.
Ate at 7:30
planning on going to bed early." Kim told Church they ate at 8:30.
and went to BiLo or Winn Dixie.
Ronnie how he could remember so well - nervous about being
you so nervous about being interviewed."
Circumstances of summer of '96 interview:
Jacksonville, NC - Ronnie met them at mall parking lot. Met Church
and Pendergrass. Followed them in his truck. Ronnie had a little
for 3 - 4 hours. Met at 12:00 and got out at 1600.
not think they were taping.
guy came in later on. They tried to convince Ronnie to take
polygraph. They explained the machine to Ronnie.
operator got mad when he realized no test would take place.
pulled out a manila folder - pics were pasted inside.
6 pics - one
was Neill Silverthorne and defendant. Other 4 were marines. Front
views and side views.
supposedly identified defendant near his brother's house at 6:20
They told James Stump the same thing.
Ronnie the woman identified his front view and side view and color
of car at a glance. Her husband was with her. She was the driver.
This was seven months later.
months after October, 1995, Agent Monroe came and took pics of
Ronnie. Monroe may have taken two sets of pics.
had never seen defendant before in her life.
Ron Kimble, Sr. they estimated Patricia's death at 6:15 p.m.
General discussion with Ronnie.
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