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TITLE: V/KIMBLE, PATRICIA GAIL/CIV
INVESTIGATIVE ACTION: RESULTS OF INTERVIEW, SILVERTHORN
CPL Neil Donald SILVERTHORN, USMC, Classified Files Unit, G-1, HQCO,
2NDMARDIV, Camp Lejeune, NC (CLNC), was interviewed at NCISFO Camp
Lejeune, relative to his association with a fellow marine, and
former roommate, LCPL Ronnie L. KIMBLE, USMC, Chaplin's office, MCB,
SILVERTHORN advised he has known LCPL KIMBLE since circa OCT93. CPL
SILVERTHORN reported they were assigned together, and for periods of
time shared a barracks room, while at India company, 3/2, 2DMARDIV,
CLNC, for approximately 2 years. He advised they became friends, and
even though they are no longer in the same unit, they still maintain
SILVERTHORN reported he has accompanied LCPL KIMBLE to his residence
in Greensboro, NC, on several occasions. He could not recall on how
many occasions, but said it was between 5 and 10 times. The last
time CPL SILVERTHORN said he stayed with LCPL KIMBLE was about 3
weeks ago. CPL SILVERTHORN advised when he accompanies LCPL KIMBLE
they always stay at his trailer. However, CPL SILVERTHORN advised he
did stay at LCPL KIMBLE'S parents residence on one occasion prior to
LCPL KIMBLE'S marriage.
SILVERTHORN was asked about his whereabouts on or about 09OCT95. He
advised he had just returned from a three month deployment to Cuba
on or about 06OCT95. He advised when he returned he went directly on
leave to his home in Kentucky. CPL SILVERTHORN denied seeing and or
being in the area of LCPL KIMBLE'S residence during that time frame.
CPL SILVERTHORN advised however, sometime during his stay at home,
he received a call from LCPL KIMBLE. He said LCPL KIMBLE was very
upset. He said his sister-in-law was murdered. He told me whomever
did it was a cold blooded killer. CPL SILVERTHORN advised he does
not recall anything else about the conversation.
SILVERTHORN was asked if he had ever been to LCPL KIMBLE'S
sister-in-laws residence. He said yes, but it was only after the
murder. He advised LCPL KIMBLE'S brother asked that we pick up some
lumber from a shed on the property. CPL SILVERTHORN advised they
picked up the lumber that day and left. CPL SILVERTHORN denied ever
being in the residence itself at any time.
CPL SILVERTHORN was asked if LCPL KIMBLE, or anyone else in his family, ever owned a Chevrolet Camero. CPL SILVERTHORN advised LCPL KIMBLE'S wife owned a teal colored late model Camero. He advised he had driven in it before, but he could not recall the last time. He advised he never drove past LCPL KIMBLE'S sister-in-laws residence in the vehicle. CPL SILVERTHORN advised the KIMBLE'S sold that vehicle a while back, but could not recall when,
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it was before the murder. CPL SILVERTHORN said he owns and operates
a tan Ford Ranger with Kentucky tags.
SILVERTHORN was unable to provide any further pertinent information
and the interview was terminated.
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G. GREGORY MUNROE
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