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Giant evidence container brought to William Gibson's house

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WDRB) -- A neighborhood already shaken by the discovery of a dead body in the backyard of a home was shocked again Wednesday by a tool brought in to investigate the case.

A huge container now sits in suspected murderer William "Clyde" Gibson's driveway.  Detectives have been taking what appears to be evidence from the home and putting it into the storage container.

WDRB News has been digging into Gibson's past.  An attack in 1991 at the Galleria in Louisville landed Gibson on the sex offender registry.  According to court documents, he went up behind the victim, pinned her against a phone booth, and fondled her in broad daylight.

Other charges in Jefferson County, Kentucky include assault, minor vehicle charges such as speeding, and not having insurance.

In Floyd County, his criminal history contains charges such as theft, auto theft, and driving while intoxicated.  Those charges date back to 2001.

Crime scene technicians spent days inside Gibson's New Albany home.  They've taken out items such as briefcases along with several bags of evidence.

The body of 35-year old Stephanie Kirk was found in Gibson's backyard last week.  He's charged with killing two other women -- Christine Whitis and Karen Hodela.

Local police have called on the FBI to investigate whether Gibson might have killed others.  Neighbors are shaken up and even disgusted about the crimes.

David Bryant says, "It's weird...I didn't really realize something like that could be around the corner from you."  And Kelsea Watson says, "It's just scary, living down the street and knowing that dead bodies are in the backyard."

Investigators still will not say if there are any other victims.

It could take days before Kirk's autopsy comes back, and investigators say that's when they'll decide if more charges will be filed against Gibson.

Another concern of neighbors is increased traffic on this street, some from people just driving by to see the scene.

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