Suspected serial killer ruled competent to stand trial

Published: Sep. 18, 2012 at 4:14 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2012 at 4:15 AM EDT
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William Clyde Gibson (Source: Floyd County Jail)
William Clyde Gibson (Source: Floyd County Jail)

NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) – Suspected serial killer William Clyde Gibson has been ruled competent to stand trial.

According to court documents, the ruling came from Dr. Steven Shelton, a Jeffersonville psychiatrist.

Gibson is accused of killing Christine Whitis, 75, and Stephanie Kirk, 35, last spring. He is also charged with the 2002 murder of Karen Hodella.

The New Albany man has written letters to WAVE 3 stating, "I am guilty."

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