The Cleanup Man

FBI Agent Jonny Grusing “the right person” for the case By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Although the families of Scott Kimball’s murder victims are furious at the FBI for keeping him out of prison as an informant, they make a clear exception for...

Chapter 12: Connecting the Dots

Families, detectives discover there’s one man linking the missing victims By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer The name stunned Rob McLeod. Twelve letters in black and white could be the key to his daughter’s disappearance. Kaysi had been missing for three years, and...

Chapter 11: Rockstar

Caught after California car chase, Kimball starts facing serious questions By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Barreling down a highway in California’s Coachella Valley, Scott Kimball grabbed his cell phone and called his girlfriend. It was March 14, 2006, and he was...

Chapter 10: Unraveling

Kimball flees as Lafayette police investigate check fraud By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Cleve Armstrong thumbed through his stack of mail. The Lafayette optometrist, just back from vacation, couldn’t find his most recent bank statement. He walked next door to...

Kimball: Sex abuse cost me dearly

Ted Peyton, 74, returned to Nederland after serving time By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Theodore Peyton has done his time. Sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing Scott Kimball and another boy, Peyton spent five years, three months and two weeks...

Chapter 9: Damaged

Growing up in Lafayette, Scott Kimball meets the man who would scar him forever By John Aguilar Camera Staff Writer Police knew early on that Scott Kimball could be trouble. Within a few years of joining the Lafayette police force in 1976, Mark Battersby responded to...