Philip Hoover
Biographical information
Full name Philip Hoover
Gender Male
Status Deceased
Birth 1978
Death 2018
Cause of death Poisoning
Nationality American
Residence Laroy Bay
Profession(s) Geologist
Affiliation(s) The Venom
Game information
First appeared Case #49 Murder By Lakeside
Philip Hoover (1978-2018) was the victim in Murder By Lakeside (Case #49 of Laroy Bay)


Philip was a 40-year-old head of the geology department working for The Venom with messy brown hair and blue eyes. He was seen wearing a black collared shirt and a green, grey, black and white striped tie under a grey vest. He also wore a white lab coat with pockets and was seen holding a ballpoint pen.

Murder Details

Philip died after drinking orange juice bottle.Megan Alan said that killer used cyanide to poison his orange juice and that it made him die instantly.She found black substance on bottle.Black substance came from bike chain.Since Philip didn't had any stains on him and he didn't ride a bike,she confirmed that the killer rides a bike.

Killer and motives

The killer was revealed to be Dr.Greg Gibbs.

Greg started crying claiming that it was his only way of escaping from The Venom.Greg got a job as their doctor and thought that they were harmless,but after some time,he noticed fishy things about them.They had a room filled with newborn babies and he could hear their non-stoppable crying whole time.When he told Philip about this,Philip laughed and said babies are used as test subjects.Greg immediatly wanted to quit The Venom,but Philip threatened that he will inform their leader about this if Greg tries to quit or ran away.To safe himself from being killed,he poisoned Philip's drink so that Philip can't inform their leader about this.When team asked him who is the leader,he said that he doesn't know that.Judge Eva Rose sentenced Greg to 13 years in prison.

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