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Gene Gilbert
Gene Gilbert
Background information
Occupation Truck driver (unemployed)
Born (1952-04-26)April 26, 1952
Died

January 3, 1981(1981-01-03) (aged 28)
Yale, South Dakota, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Parents Guy Gilbert
Spouse(s) Bonnie Gilbert
Attack information
Date January 3, 1981
Location(s) Delmar, Iowa, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) .38-caliber revolver

Gene Gilbert was an American unemployed gravel truck driver who killed his wife and five children in Delmar, Iowa, United States on January 3, 1981, before committing suicide.

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VictimsEdit

  • Bonnie Gilbert, 34, his wife
  • Dawn Marie Roling, 13, his stepdaughter
  • Michelle Roling, 11, his stepdaughter
  • Jason Roling, 8, his stepson
  • Gene Gilbert Jr., 2, his son
  • Rachelle Gilbert, 1, his daughter

ReferencesEdit

  1. Five children, both parents bullet victims, Eugene Register-Guard (January 5, 1981)
  2. Same gun used in suicide, family deaths, The Free Lance–Star (January 7, 1981)
  3. Evidence points to murder-suicide in Iowa, The Lewiston Daily Sun (January 6, 1981)
  4. Neighbors say Gilberts were loners; father was 'mean', The Daily Reporter (January 5, 1981)
  5. Link father's suicide to murders, The Daily Reporter (January 5, 1981)
  6. Tst confirms gun suspicion, The Daily Reporter (January 7, 1981)
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