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Report, G. Gregory Munroe (NCIS):  Interview, Neil Silverthorn


 

U.S. NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE
 

TITLE: V/KIMBLE, PATRICIA GAIL/CIV

CCN: 30OCT95-LELE-0057-7HRR
 

INVESTIGATIVE ACTION: RESULTS OF INTERVIEW, SILVERTHORN
 

On 13JUN96, 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, CLNC.
 

CPL 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 a friendship.
 

CPL 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.
 

CPL 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.
 

CPL 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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U.S. NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE
TITLE: W/KIMBLE, PATRICIA GAIL/CIV

CCN: 30OCT95-LELE-0057-7HRR
 

but believes it was before the murder. CPL SILVERTHORN said he owns and operates a tan Ford Ranger with Kentucky tags.
 

CPL SILVERTHORN was unable to provide any further pertinent information and the interview was terminated.
 

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
EMPLOYMENT: USMC, G-1, 2DMARDIV
SSN:
DPOB: 29JUN74/HACKETTOWN, NJ
CLEARANCE: SECRET

TELEPHONE: (W) 910 451-8813
 

REPORTED BY: G. GREGORY MUNROE
OFFICE: NCISFO CAROLINAS
DATE TYPED: 18JUN96

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