William Clyde Gibson

  Active for 11 years
(2002-2012) in United States

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
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  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 5 Books About William Clyde Gibson
  14. 8 External References
  15. Internal References

William Clyde Gibson (William Clyde Gibson III) an American serial killer and rapist. Gibson was convicted of three murders in New Albany from 2002 to 2012. Gibson was known to rape strangle and stab his victims before mutilating their bodies and burying them in his back yard in New Albany, Indiana. Police found the third body while excavating Gibson's back yard, the victim was identified as a woman who had disappeared in 2012. William Clyde Gibson was sentenced to death in 2013, an additional sixty-five years in 2014 and a second death sentence on August 15th 2014. At sentencing, Gibson responded "I deserve what I’m getting. It ain’t no big deal."

William Clyde Gibson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer William Clyde Gibson, was active for 11 years between 2002-2012, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

William Clyde Gibson was born on October 10th 1957

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 2002 (Age 44/45) William Clyde Gibson started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.

He was arrested on April 19th 2012 (Age 54), convicted on November 26th 2013 (Age 56), sentenced to death at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana, US.

Profile Completeness: 79%
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William Clyde Gibson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 6 months ago.

William Clyde Gibson a known:

William Clyde Gibson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: William Clyde Gibson
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 2002 - 2012
Ages Active: 44/45 - 54/55
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1957 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 10, 1957
Given Name: William
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Apr 19, 2012 (Age 54)
Convicted: Nov 26, 2013 (Age 56)
Sentence: death
Prison Location: Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
William Clyde Gibson

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer William Clyde Gibson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 10 1957birth of William Clyde Gibson  #19571010
Oct 10 1977
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 10 1987
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 10 1997
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
2002
(Age 44/45)
William Clyde Gibson started his serial killing spree. #2002
Oct 10 2007
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
2012
(Age 54/55)
William Clyde Gibson ended his serial killing spree. #2012
Apr 19 2012
(Age 54)
William Clyde Gibson arrested. #20120419
Nov 26 2013
(Age 56)
William Clyde Gibson was convicted and sentenced to death at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana, US.  #20131126
Oct 10 2017
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
drug abuse TRUE 223
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
kill at killers home TRUE 315
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
torture TRUE 421
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 437
mutilated TRUE 440
totem personal item TRUE 350
living with children FALSE 267
father drug abuse FALSE 190
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
problems in school FALSE 218
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used gun FALSE 447
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention William Clyde Gibson

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Female Serial Killers (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Phil Chalmers
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer
Book: Facing the Death Penalty (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Michael Radelet
Facing the Death Penalty

5 Books that mention Serial Killer
William Clyde Gibson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
1418575658 Inside the Mind of a Teen... 1
1439907803 Facing the Death Penalty 1

William Clyde Gibson is a convicted serial killer on death row in the state of Indiana. In 2013 Gibson pleaded guilty to the sexual assault and murder of Christine Whitis, a family friend who had visited Gibson his New Albany home.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q51755035 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  2. William Clyde Gibson on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, William Clyde GIBSON III on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  4. Grace Schneider, William Clyde Gibson broke murder victim Stephanie Kirk's back on www.courier-journal.com, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  5. DOC# 169605, Indiana Offender Database Search on www.in.gov, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  6. Gibson v. State of Indiana, No. 22A01-1711-PC-2528, 2018 on www.in.gov, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  7. Gibson v. State of Indiana, No. 22S00-1206-DP-00360, 2016 on www.in.gov, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  8. William Clyde Gibson on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

William Clyde Gibson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #32 of 36 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #37 of 42 [ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #42 of 63 [ Page 3 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  4. #72 of 88 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #142 of 649 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #195 of 649 [ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #197 of 249 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #231 of 649 [ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #243 of 305 [ Page 17 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #244 of 326 [ Page 17 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  11. #496 of 649 [ Page 34 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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