Charley found the hidden room while on a break

Charley Jacobs bio

DOB: 9/19/77
Occupation: Carpenter
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Found hidden room
Excerpt: "Charley was a natural at construction work. He didn't have the…"

Tomas led a relatively quiet life until he discovered that body

Tomas Robards bio (1987)

DOB: 3/3/41
Occupation: Maintenance worker
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Found the body
Excerpt: "[Tomas's wife] has a habit of disappearing […] with students from Ole Miss. She is currently rumored to be…"

Ole Miss student athlete Kevin Gilmore's body was found in 1987

Kevin Gilmore bio

DOB: 3/26/67
Occupation: College student
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Found dead in 1987
Excerpt: "[B]efore his death, Kevin commented that he couldn't understand why some people seemed to be…"

Nick was Kevin Gilmore's roommate and fellow scholarship athlete

Nick Crosby bio (1987)

DOB: 7/10/67
Occupation: College student
Hometown: Spring Hill, FL
Relationship to case: Victim's roommate
Excerpt: "[Then-17-year-old Nick's] snub and its implied rejection of the family's wealth and stature were too much for [his father], who…"

Carly is a popular and socially active young woman

Carly Brock bio (1987)

DOB: 2/13/67
Occupation: College student
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's girlfriend
Excerpt: "[Carly and Kevin] had very busy schedules and found it hard to…"

Richie and Kevin had been best friends since they were kids

Richie Turner bio (1987)

DOB: 4/4/66
Occupation: College student
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Relationship to case: Victim's best friend
Excerpt: "[A]t his first [baseball] practice, he met Kevin Gilmore. The two became buddies and soon…"

Judy gave up money and family when she married Donny

Judith Gilmore bio (1987)

DOB: 11/25/45
Occupation: Factotum
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's mother
Excerpt: "[Judith's parents] thought he was beneath her station and tried to keep her home and away from…"

Donny wanted his son to have a better life than he did

Donald Gilmore bio (1987)

DOB: 2/10/44
Occupation: Factotum
Hometown: Grenada, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's father
Excerpt: "Donald never really had a steady job, and Judith…"

Jason felt Kevin stole his scholarship and his position on the team

Jason Finnegan bio (1987)

DOB: 12/31/67
Occupation: College student
Hometown: Laurel, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's teammate
Excerpt: "Jason felt he outplayed Kevin and was convinced he could take Kevin's…"

Carly is now married and a mother of two

Carly Brock Turner bio (2011)

DOB: 2/13/67 
Occupation: Registered nurse 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's college girlfriend
Excerpt: "Once, Carly was asked how Kevin would feel about her marrying his…"

Richie stayed in Oxford, where he lives with his wife and children

Richie Turner bio (2011)

DOB: 4/4/66
Occupation: Accountant
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's best friend
Excerpt: "The two found themselves seeking one another out and soon their feelings…"

Since college, Nick's solid career has been offset by his turbulent personal life

Nick Crosby bio (2011)

DOB: 7/10/67
Occupation: Teacher & writer
Hometown: Spring Hill, FL
Relationship to case: Victim's roommate
Excerpt: "[T]he obligations and financial pressures of parenthood wore on Nick, and he began…"

Judy struggled to cope with her son's sudden death

Judith Gilmore bio (2011)

DOB: 11/25/45
Occupation: Small business co-owner
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's mother
Excerpt: "To drum up business, she went out on the streets, giving away…"

Donny's marriage floundered for years after Kevin's death

Donald Gilmore bio (2011)

DOB: 2/10/44
Occupation: Small business co-owner 
Hometown: Grenada, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's father
Excerpt: "Not only was Donny having to deal with his son's death, but Judy lost…"

LeeAnn was very close with her nephew, Kevin

LeeAnn Elliot bio

DOB: 1/15/55
Occupation: Veterinarian
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's aunt
Excerpt: "[LeeAnn] treated Kevin as her own, and he came to think of her as…"

The YCSD agreed not to use this witness's real name or likeness

Jill Ferris* bio

DOB: N/A
Occupation: Associate professor
Hometown: N/A
Relationship to case: Victim's math TA
Excerpt: "[S]he was the TA for his Basic Math class. Jill claims Kevin offered…"

Jason Finnegan bio (2011)

DOB: 12/31/67
Occupation: Custodian
Hometown: Laurel, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's teammate
Excerpt: "Jason withdrew after his sophomore year when he failed to…"

In 1987, Rhonda was a waitress at the Juke Joint where Kevin worked

Rhonda Pendergrass bio

DOB: 2/12/52
Occupation: Owner, The Juke Joint 
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Victim's 1987 co-worker
Excerpt: "Rhonda's friendship with one such student, Kevin Gilmore, came to an abrupt end when…"

Until 1988, Jim owned The Juke Joint where Kevin worked

James Mason bio

DOB: 1/10/42
Occupation: Retired
Hometown: Lincoln, NE
Relationship to case: Victim's 1987 employer
Excerpt: "The Juke Joint was the place to go after the bars closed. It became…"

JT was married to Rhonda at the time of Kevin's death

JT Pendergrass bio

DOB: 9/21/49
Occupation: Truck driver 
Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Relationship to case: Rhonda's ex-husband
Excerpt: "[Rhonda] said a young man who worked with her had died, and JT asked if she was so upset because…"

Clarence "Butch" Weaver worked for the UM Physical Plant department for more than 30 years and recently retired

Butch Weaver bio

DOB: 3/11/57
Occupation: Retired
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Worked at Physical Plant in 1987
Excerpt: "[Butch] did hang around with a rowdy group of boys, who entertained themselves by drinking beer, driving fast, hitting on girls, and…"

Sue Weaver Perry was married to Butch Weaver at the time Kevin Gilmore died.

Sue Weaver Perry bio

DOB: 1/9/58
Occupation: Homemaker
Hometown: Oxford, MS
Relationship to case: Butch's ex-wife
Excerpt: "This was just the first of many clues that living with Butch Weaver was not going to be…"

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