Still conning from behind bars

Describing himself as a ‘cleaner,’ Kimball claims he isn’t solely responsible for murders By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Scott Kimball likes to describe himself not as a serial killer, but as a “cleaner.” “You have a problem that you need cleaned up, call a...

Chapter 15: Still Waiting

Some of the victims’ families find closure, but many questions remain unanswered By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Last month, inside the Church of the Nazarene in Payette, Idaho, Howard Emry delivered the eulogy that he and his wife, Darlene, had waited seven years...

‘The Boulder bitches’

Veteran prosecutors still touched by Kimball case By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Katharina Booth, Boulder County chief deputy district attorney, has kept the text message Lafayette police Detective Gary Thatcher sent last summer after finding Terry Kimball’s body...

Chapter 14: Deal with a Killer

After failing to find Jennifer’s body, Kimball gets two counts, 70 years By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer A convoy of nine SUVs loaded with FBI agents, sheriff’s deputies, defense attorneys, a Lafayette police detective, two Boulder County prosecutors and Scott...

From bad checks to bodies

Young Lafayette detective ‘connected the dots’ By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Some of the strongest praise of Gary Thatcher’s efforts to put Scott Kimball behind bars comes from an unlikely source — the criminal himself. “All credit goes to Detective Thatcher. He...

Chapter 13: Mounting Evidence

Hunter’s discovery of first body forces Scott Kimball to deal with prosecutors By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer FBI Special Agent Jonny Grusing called Howard Emry at home on Oct. 29, 2007, and asked to speak to his daughter, LeAnn. “She’s been missing for nearly...