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New Albany Police assign more officers to Gibson case

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- The investigation into a possible serial killer has led New Albany Police to reassign officers, ask the FBI for assistance, and examine leads as far as 800 miles away.

The remains of Stephanie Kirk were found in the backyard of William Clyde Gibson's New Albany home last month, but he hasn't been charged with her death.  

Gibson is charged with murdering 75-year-old Christine Whitis and 53-year-old Karen Hodella.  Police say Whitis was found inside Gibson's home last month, and Hodella's body was discovered near the Ohio River in Clarksville in January 2003.

The New Albany Police Department has reassigned members of the department's FLEX unit, which normally investigates drug crimes, to the case, along with officers from the Traffic Unit and Patrol Division.

It has also been receiving advice and support from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico, Virginia.  The FBI has not sent any agents to New Albany to help with the case. 

NAPD says investigators are following up on leads in the Gibson case from as far away as 800 miles.

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