Confession to Murder of Adam Griesemer near Bridgeport Illinois - 1942
REPORTS FULL CONFESSION IN MURDER OF BRIDGEPORT PENSIONER, ADAM GREISMER Lawrencevllle, 111., Jan. 6.—(LP)— States Attorney Maurice E. Oosnell said today that Lawrence Corrle, 37, Bridgeport, has signed a full confession in the murder of Adam Greismer, 72-year-old Bridgeport pensioner. Gosnell said the confession was made shortly after the grand jury returned two indictments charging Corrie with murder. Grelsmer was slain on his farm Dec. 13 with a hammer. Gosnell quoted Corrle as saying he robbed his victim of about $10, a revolver and a pocket knife after he was dead. Two of Corrie's friends, William Pfeiffer 52, and Mrs. Ocea Ingler, 42, both of Vincennes, Ind., were accused in the slaying. They were charged with being accessories after the fact.