William Clyde Gibson

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




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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
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  9. Death
  10. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  11. Boolean Statistical Questions
  12. 4 Books About William Clyde Gibson
  13. 8 External References
  14. 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 1 month 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 -     
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
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
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

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
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Boolean Questions:
drug abuse TRUE 197
alcohol abuse TRUE 196
previous crimes TRUE 287
previous jail TRUE 281
previous prision TRUE 274
kill at killers home TRUE 271
used weapon TRUE 345
rape TRUE 396
torture TRUE 339
bound TRUE 302
strangle TRUE 340
mutilated TRUE 344
totem personal item TRUE 284
living with children FALSE 230
father drug abuse FALSE 169
mother drug abuse FALSE 171
problems in school FALSE 189
teased in school FALSE 187
physically defect FALSE 251
speach defect FALSE 250
head injury FALSE 249
physically abused FALSE 194
psychologically abused FALSE 189
sexually abused FALSE 191
psychologist FALSE 220
forensic hospital FALSE 219
previous killed FALSE 188
kill at victims home FALSE 271
used gun FALSE 341
stalk FALSE 327
blindfold FALSE 288
sex with body FALSE 337
ate part of body FALSE 356
drank blood FALSE 347
posed body FALSE 291
totem body part FALSE 288
robbed FALSE 321

Books that Mention William Clyde Gibson

Book: Facing the Death Penalty (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Facing the Death Penalty (mentions serial killer William Clyde Gibson)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Facing the Death Penalty (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

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
William Clyde Gibson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 29
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.

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 35 [ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #37 of 58 [ Page 3 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  3. #64 of 77 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #139 of 636 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #165 of 201 [ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #192 of 636 [ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #197 of 636 [ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #219 of 272 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #238 of 319 [ Page 16 ] of American Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #486 of 636 [ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts William Clyde Gibson is included in: Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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