young boy killed in 1964 by 3 boys in...

young boy killed in 1964 by 3 boys in Peoria County

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Guest

Peoria, IL

#1 Aug 29, 2012
Does anyone remember a young boy killed by three young boys ( about age 16 or 17) in 1963 or 1964? I cant remember a lot about it. Does any have any info about it. I think one of the killers first name was David & one was John I think.
Max

Indianapolis, IN

#2 Aug 30, 2012
Guest wrote:
Does anyone remember a young boy killed by three young boys ( about age 16 or 17) in 1963 or 1964? I cant remember a lot about it. Does any have any info about it. I think one of the killers first name was David & one was John I think.
The murdered kid's name was Gibbs. One of the killers was David Waters, the same guy who murdered Madeline Murray O'Hare, the Atheist.
Guest

Peoria, IL

#3 Aug 30, 2012
Max wrote:
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The murdered kid's name was Gibbs. One of the killers was David Waters, the same guy who murdered Madeline Murray O'Hare, the Atheist.
Thanks do you know any more about it or who the other boys were.
Max

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Aug 31, 2012
No, I just remember it happened when I was a kid. I think it happened in Spring Bay or they were from Spring Bay. I think one of the other names was something like Pettigrew or something like that. That's all I remember.
Roosevelt

Peoria, IL

#5 Sep 3, 2012
Max wrote:
No, I just remember it happened when I was a kid. I think it happened in Spring Bay or they were from Spring Bay. I think one of the other names was something like Pettigrew or something like that. That's all I remember.
Last name was Peddicord, don't know the first name.
danny kay

Washington, IL

#6 Feb 22, 2013
Guest wrote:
<quoted text> Thanks do you know any more about it or who the other boys were.
yes i do carl welchman and jerry petticord and dave waters gibbs boy was beat to death over use of his car what a waste i lived next door to the welchnan family i knew all of them very well hope this puts to rest for you
Burr

Chicago, IL

#7 Mar 3, 2017
Google N.V Kelly "Murder in Your Backyard". There's an account in the book with all the details. My grandma was David Gibbs' mom Maxine.
Peoria

Peoria, IL

#8 Mar 29, 2017
Guest wrote:
<quoted text> Thanks do you know any more about it or who the other boys were.
Carl was one of them

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