Accused serial killer says tattoo marks date of first victim - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Accused serial killer says tattoo marks date of first victim

Posted: Updated: May 29, 2012 05:01 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Accused serial killer William Clyde Gibson told police a tattoo on his arm marks the date he killed his first alleged victim.

Gibson told investigators he stabbed and killed Karen Hodella on his 45th birthday, and got a tattoo depicting the date of the October 10th, 2002 murder.

Click here for an earlier story on why the prosecution is seeking the death penalty.

It's just part of testimony included in newly unsealed recordings of hearings. The New Albany man is charged in the deaths of Hodella, 75-year-old Christine Whitis, and 35-year-old Stephanie Kirk.

Kirk's body was found buried in Gibson's backyard.  Whitis' body was discovered in his garage.

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