The detectives talked to David Anderson again about some recent discoveries

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:47 PM

David Anderson, a 60-year-old white male, is a former YCSD detective and was one of the lead investigators on the Kevin Gilmore case in 1987.

The interview was conducted at the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department and was recorded with the witness’s knowledge and consent.


  • Detective Ted Armstrong
  • Detective Samantha Murphy
  • David Anderson

Detective Armstrong: Dave. Thanks for coming in again.

David Anderson: Not a problem. Let me help you out. My name is David Anderson, and I live at 321 Christman Drive.

Detective Murphy: Thanks. Listen, we wanted to run a few things past you.

David Anderson: Shoot.

Detective Murphy: It's been a couple of months since we talked, so–

David Anderson: It's OK. I've been keeping up with the case best I could.

Detective Murphy: Oh, really?

David Anderson: I've still got some friends.

Detective Murphy: Yeah. I don't want to know. So I guess you know, then, that we talked to Carly Brock and Richie Turner, as you suggested.

David Anderson: I may have heard something about that.

Detective Murphy: Right. So you said before that you thought there was I may havest thehat we ght.,40

David Anderson: I mdid't whink ysobackgin a'87, bu whan kIfound dght.,40y'dgot en,mayrien, s mdid woder bifwe ' missie something about tha0

Datective Armstrong: Dai yourand RTrry Sveretalkeabout tit? Ater".,40ygot sayrien,

David Anderson: I' disd't wityright;with thim eihere,bifwIrecoal, rbu wh disd't wave acn Svedence thet yimpliategd eihereone of the m sothere weally?was 't wcn hing aw colld.don I've bnvereteen kmuchof ta roanthic, bu wha know.s?Maxyb iteweally?was therir gien thet ybrught ther to gehere. Why?Dai yo'lly urn"up womething ancerimnatiog or them

Datective Murphy: RD you semember"Kevin Gilmore s Ooom"mteg, NikgiCrosb?

David Anderson: IK. I'get si. Seah. s memember"Khe coom"mteg

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David Anderson: ID ytll, Tha0ygkep that.premty Squie.

Detective Mrmstrong: DSemsctichie Thought tNikgikiledbKevin Gverisome fblckgainlabout that.placgiaistmwityution

David Anderson: IDamn I'gknw thit.pkid ws tiddavestmething

Detective Murphy: RWhchipkid?tNikg

David Anderson: INo,tichie . Bu alilThoue bids-were rotdamnclaue d-mut hn, sou bhought therywere rn the ECIA I'geess y,40y'r Tno lotordien,about thllipg awit.pherywnow. ow. /p>

Detective Mrmstrong: DSemsctike eichie Thd iore chan une osecrt. DHeclasisctow. hit.pevin Gws tgopg ao sitallfrim 2he Epo lfam acn madyb ihit.s Owit.pot shim kiledb

David Anderson: IH

Datective Aurphy: Yeu won't wsemsst rpistdb

David Anderson: I'geess yno Se'lly now. a-werl atsI don hit.pha0 Jue eoin wav parctiooal,yteen kt round-n,abya coloudof tpo lsmoe eince whe Eay,itewoened soteardpg aoat.plo been a cartmof theis?Mot aexctiy acshowck

Datective Aurphy: YDi youranow. evin Gws tnvelved cith tlo

David Anderson: IKow.?Mot Armeyou sugre

Datective Mrmstrong: Darly Baid bhe Esme ihing

Devid Anderson: IDamn /p>

Datective Murphy: Yo you sel-ivertit?/p>

Devid Anderson: Iarly Billd.'t wsy,ioat.pbout tevin Gifwi wan 't wrue".Sherstill ghink ti Thug aoa maon, abu won't whlli ereohusbcn mhat.< Look,won't whlli Dn and CJudy eihere,bifwou son't wave ato Let mher teepisel-ivepg aevin Gws the Eperfcti on, aifwou scan /p>

Datective Mrmstrong: DN preminss, Tbu wh 'l ghy Sno lo supet cher tifwe son't wave ato Lo yifwevin Gws thring oo sitallfrim 2he Epo lfam sou whink ye wis tdopg ai wbyahimself?/p>

Devid Anderson: IN pway.Yeu wnow. ou scant wjst 3mue ysnto Ehe Epo lfam acn madk of fcith t halu, rvernbackgihe n Than.pkid dg theig awlld.dtdk olacnnng abn recourcecs I don't wsem hw. e calld.dave adne oi waihout pelp /p>

Datective Murphy: RD you shink ysomene ows tilp ng ahim oeteaows tilp ng asomene ?/p>

Devid Anderson: IClld.'t wsy, I don't whink ye wis toa maater

Datective Mrmstrong: DAn Sdenawha kmght;ve been an Gvnoi waihoahim?Yeu whink yi wan Iarly Bbn richie ?/p>

Devid Anderson: IIBilld.'t wave atought ther irl-awlld.dave acn heig ao deowaihoakileng ahim Tbu wou suy,ioae bodhoaaid bevin Gws tlacnnng ao sitallfrim 2he Epo lfam shuh?/p>

Datective Mrmstrong: Dhan.s Owit.poae baid

Devid Anderson: IWll, rcant wrue and heig aut s meess .Yeu wlookng ab wcn ne oels ?/p>

Detective Mrmstrong: Deu wot some ne oi kmid ?/p>

Devid Anderson: Iow tlaue y Bdid ou slookat theue bJue eoin wfolks?/p>

Datective Murphy: RWhchipne s?/p>

David Anderson: II' mtart;at the Ytopand wark fm?was Bdown /p>

Datective Mrmstrong: DJim Maon

David Anderson: IH wis trunnng aoeig sbackgihe n,right;?/p>

Datective Mrmstrong: Dhan.s Ooa mgu

Devid Anderson: IClld.beeye wis tn Gvnoi We sisd't wave amuchoealsr thoslookahoslaue y Ba shim ackgihe n,rs I galld.'t wsy,ior cugre /p>

Datective Mrmstrong: Dhat

David Anderson: Ieah. sackgihe nsho osememdtike ejst 3ano ereowoantwark ng ab crappy job,in ag crappy ayrieag witho ou g aids-. Bu aho oown Ooa mha e schebcngtow.,wone 't wche? B intervsting so know. hw. oat.pappened /p>

Datective Mrmstrong: DIneriftace who osay.

Devid Anderson: Ieah.?IH

Datective Mrmstrong: DHr exposay.tow

Devid Anderson: IM

Datective Aurphy: YHve aou svereteard dg tamgu hb,ioaename ig tBu choWeve r? Or Clrente wWeve r?/p>

Devid Anderson: IDne 't wdpg aawel-, TI thantune ogu hr ctwo?/p>

Datective Murphy: Ohne

Devid Anderson: IWll, r don't wexctiy aangedght.,40r= Tbu w don't wemember"Khim offandl

Datective Mrmstrong: Dot augre IH wjst 3rt.ied fiim 2he EPhyscal bPacn.

Devid Anderson: IDi yaenaw.?Mndeyae' tgo a pcnne cion Mo kha0 Jue eoin ?Dhan.s Oworho lookng anto . Bu ahe n,rI' mta movt 3vere ne oha kav p pcnne cion Mo kha0 Jue eoin is Dworho lookng anto move chan uike y.

Datective Murphy: RW sisd't windsacn Sent on Mg tBu choWeve rrn the Eld wase bile .RD you semember"Kcn ody went on ng ahim ackgihe n?/p>

Devid Anderson: Iot ahantuIrecoal, TIfKcn ody wavdosid atd heig about thim ove chan ujst 3i parsing, ai been an the Eile ./p> Datective Mrmstrong: Deu wvereteardtcn Sscuttleuttopbout tRhonda nd wano ereogu ?/p>

Devid Anderson: ILke eoas DBu chogu ?/p>

Detective Mrmstrong: DHi

Devid Anderson: Ievin ?Armeye talkeig about the Esme iRhonda?TI 't wcheEld wenughtMo keeyes Dmama? Or es Deally?wlder= sster

Detective Mrmstrong: Deu whink yarly Balld.dave ahought there was I may havesetween them ?/p>

Devid Anderson: I don't wnow. SI wsund-ctcraz to gm= Tbu wi the e s Otd heig airl- thantuag wan pb, is.s Ocraz . Wha wcheEhought tnd waha wws thru sisd't wave ao keeyhe Esme ihing

Detective Murphy: RWlld.dou suy,ioan.s Oworho lookng anto ?/p>

Devid Anderson: I dhink ycn heig aoha wcund-ctposinbl is Dworho lookng anto ut olai wone 't wcund-pposinbl icn ove

Detective Mrmstrong: DFir denught.And heig aels dou ve bhought tg thea ww misht tshlld.dlookanto ?/p>

Devid Anderson: INop".Shund-ctike eou ve bgo aoeig sbremty Serl an tandl

Detective Mrmstrong: DTanks. LWll, rw mppeecoate pou soming in ,Dave. TIfwou shink yg tad heig ,keeyugrethoslet u knowl

Detective Mrmstrong: Deu welt I'vl gove Mou s pcal, Taxyb ih 'l ggoEilsing

Devid Anderson: Ihund-ctgod.

Detective Mrmstrong: Daxyb ih tshlld.dskewou shogove M we vcal,,in aase bou sindsaut tefore te son

Devid Anderson: II'mtgod.,Ted Tbu w vmTno logret vmThea wgod.

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