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Report, J. D. Church: Ted's statements on October 9, 1995


Note:  Ted's handwritten notes on the report are included as footnotes.

 

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Guilford County Sheriff's Department
Supplemental Report
1. Incident Number: 951009027
2. Victim's Name: PATRICIA GALE KIMBLE
3. Day/Date/Time of Report: Tue Nov 21 10:36:10 EST 1995
4. Narrative: THE FOLLOWING IS TEDS STATEMENTS TO ME ON THE NIGHT OF PATRICIAS DEATH. WE WERE AT SOUTH ELM BAPTIST CHURCH. DET.SGT. DeBERRY WAS PRESENT.


THEY FIRST MET ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO, DATED FOR TWO YEARS BEFORE
A BEING MARRIED IN DANVILLE VIRGINIA ON 22DEC93. THEY HAD A BIG CHURCH WEDDING ON 07MAY94. DURING THE FIRST AND SECOND MARRIAGE PATRICIA WOULD STAY WITH HIM A LOT AT HIS PARTENTS HOUSE. SAID HE BOUGHT BUSINESS FROM GARY LYLES WHO NOW LIVES AT 26 N.E. LONGBEACH, N.C. 910-278-5707 AND HAD WORKED FOR HIM ABOUT TEN YEARS PRIOR TO BUYING.
LEFT FOR WORK AT 0730 090CT95 AND PATRICIA WAS STILL IN BED. SAID SHE BROUGHT LUNCH TO THE BUSINESS 09OCT95 AND THEY ATE TOGETHER. SHE TOLD HIM SHE WAS GOING HOME AT 1530HRS. 09OCT95 AND MOW THE GRASS. SAID THERE WAS A 5 GALLON CAN OF GASOLINE IN THE GARAGE AND A 2 GALLON CAN IN
B THE BUILDING BELOW THE HOUSE. TALKED TO HER BY PHONE AT 1530 HRS. 09OCT95 AT HER WORKPLACE AND TOLD HIM AGAIN SHE WAS GOING HOME TO MOW THE GRASS. WENT TO SECOND JOB AND GOT THERE AT 1800 HRS. HAD KEPT HIS MOMS DOG ON 09OCT95 AND HAD MET HER AND GIVE DOG TO HER AT 1745 HRS. HE SAID THAT PATRICIA WOULD PAGE HIM AND PUT 7'S IN IF ALL WAS OK, SHE DIDN'T BY 1830 HRS. HE PAGED HER AND DIDN'T GET A RETURN. CALLED REUBEN AND ASKED IF HE HAD TALKED TO HER AND HE HAD NOT. HUNG UP AND CALLED HOME, NO ANSWER, NO ANSWEREING MACHINE.C CALLED RUEBEN BACK AND HAD HIM GO TO HIS HOUSE AND CHECK ON PATRICIA.
SAID INSURANCE ON HOUSE WAS WITH ACORDIA N.C. THEY ARE CANCELING NOW-BECAUSE OF TOO MANY CLAIMS. CALLED STATE FARM TODAY BUT THEY WERE CLOSED. (COLUMBUS DAY) HAS AUTO POLICY WITH STATE FARM AND DISABILITY, LIFE INSURANCE WITH MASS MUTUAL, HARVEY APPLE AGENT AND GEORGIA LIFE TOOK POLICY ONE MONTH AGO. DIDN'T KNOW KNOW IF POLICY WAS IN EFFECT.
D THEY DECIDED TOGETHER THAT THEY NEEDED ADDITIONAL LIFE INSURANCE.E

SAID SOMEONE CALLED HIM AT WORK AND TOLD HIM HIS HOUSE WAS ON FIRE AN THINKS IT WAS RUEBENS WIFES MOTHER 6742706.
SAID THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO GET A PSYSICAL 12OCT95 FOR THE INSURANCE POLICY
F

SAID HE HAD ONE TV AND WAS IN LIVING ROOM AND ONE VCR IN LIVING ROOM.

SAID HE HAD THREE GUNS IN HIS BEDROOM UNDER THE BED A 300 WIN. MAG, 1100G REMINGTON AND A GLOCK .45CAL.
HE SAID THAT PATRICIA WAS UPSET WITH
H THE $200,000.00 LIFE INSURANCE POLICY AND THAT HE HAD CANCELED IT.F
THIS WAS THE EXTENT
I OF WHAT TED TOLD ME THE NIGHT OF PATRICIAS DEATH. TED SAID HE WAS COLDJ WHILE I WAS TALKING TO HIM AND I GOT A BLANKET FROM

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Aunreadable

BThey ask me how much gas was in the can and if I had any other gas cans.

CI paged and then called home, finally calling Reuben.

DThey ask me about my insurance inf.  I stated "I don't believe the policy is in effect."

EChurch added this statement.  I never said it.

FWhy would I state we had a physical, then say I canceled the policy.  I never said I cancelled!

GHe ask where I usually kept my gun is.  I said under the bed.  He ask, what gun I owned.  I said Glock 45, Remington 1100, 300 win.  Why I said 300 win I have no idea other than the fact I'd already paid down $2000. on one

HI never said that.  Church added this statement.

I"Extent" his words and opinions.

JI felt like I was going into shock.  I laid on the alter and cried for an hour.  Rev. Clapp was there.


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BEHIND THE DOOR AND HE PUT SAME OVER HIM. I SAW NO TEARS, HE DID NOT APPEAR TO BE UPSET AND DID NOT ASK ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT PATRICIA.A
 

5. Reporting Officer/Assignment: DET. J.D. CHURCH

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AI cried for hours and managed to hold myself together during the interview.  I was shaking from shock.  Best I recall someone said she had been shot.  I had seen the car in the drive and detectives in a hole in the middle of the house, looking at the body.


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