Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Gilbert Leon Silvey Jr - Attempts to murder his victim so she can't testify

On Thursday, September 25, 2008 the Morgan County Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Gilbert Leon Silvey Jr., age 44. The warrant was received by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and served on Mr. Silvey, who is being held on Child Molestation in the First Degree.

Mr. Silvey is charged additionally with Attempt of Murder First Degree with a bond of $50,000.00 cash only. These charges stem from an investigation conducted by the Morgan & Cooper County Sheriff’s Office of Mr. Silvey.

During the investigation Sheriff Jim Petty’s deputies found that Mr. Silvey was making arrangements for the hiring of person(s) to kill the juvenile victim and her family from his original criminal case of child molestation.

Mr. Silvey is in custody and being held on this and other charges awaiting court.

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