Man Behind Bars for Killing His Wife

A local man is being held in the Bay County Jail today, without bond, on murder charges.

Delbert Glen Campbell, 49, is accused of killing his wife Thelma Louis Campbell and a Fountain man around 10PM Sunday. Bay County Sheriff’s investigators say Campbell admitted he showed-up at Richard Anthony Gioseffi, 56, home on Oleander Street in Fountain.
They say Campbell woke up his wife and Gioseffi, shot them in the head with a shotgun, then drove to the ‘231 Plaza Truck Stop’ and turned himself into a Sheriff’s deputy. When other deputies arrived at the travel trailer, Gioseffi was dead, but Thelma Campbell was still alive. She died a few hours later at a local hospital.

The case will most likely go to a grand jury to determine the level of murder charges Campbell will face.


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  • by JP Location: PANAMA CITY,FL on Oct 21, 2011 at 06:49 AM
    This is a sad situation all the way around, so many children are without parents now for such a senseless and violent act. My thoughts are with the children now. I hope that Mrs. Campbell and Mr. Gioseffi are resting peacefully and that Mr. Campbell realizes the error in his judgement and that Rich was a friend to him as well as that this cannot be fixed.
  • by MT Location: Panama City, FL on Oct 19, 2011 at 04:05 PM
    I wish the news would have gotten their facts straight before making these reports over and over again! It has brought nothing but pain to the victims' family members and the news channels should either leave it alone or correct their broadcast! This was NOT a love triangle as it has been reported but a matter of domestic violence turned into tragedy! Rather than report on how this was a love triangle why dont you report on the NUMEROUS amounts of domestic violence that this family suffered at the hands of Delbert Campbell and that an innocent man died trying to help a woman in need of protection!! May both these indivisuals rest in peace and YOU (the news station) STOP slandering their names! My prayers will continue to be with these families
  • by Bri Location: Panama City, FL on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:50 AM
    There is enough pain and hurt from this. Please try to be more conscientious of who will be reading this story, and your comments. That's my Aunt I lost, and my Uncle in jail. I'm sorry for everyone's pain, but there is enough name calling and problems from this. How do you think their kids feel dealing with a mother dead, and father incarcerated? This whole thing is a huge shock. No one ever saw something like this coming, as my Uncle has not been a horrible man. Cherish the time you have with your loved ones. Appreciate every minute.
  • by AP Location: Boone, NC on Oct 19, 2011 at 07:51 AM
    For the record, this was not a love triangle! Mrs. Campbell was seeking refuge and protection at Mr. Gioseffi's home from her husband who had injured her. Mr. Gioseffi was a mutual friend of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, not Mrs. Campbell's boyfriend. There should be laws against this type of mud slinging, it only makes it harder for the family on all sides.
  • by P.T. Location: New Jersey on Oct 18, 2011 at 11:33 AM
    There should be no charges, no trial. He admitted it, give him the same treatment as he gave the two victims. The male victim is the father of my 3 cousins. How do you think they felt when they got a phone call saying their father was brutally murdered by this piece of trash? The punishment of his wife's doings did not fit the crime in this case and no pending judicial result will either.
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