Glen Creason shooting
de- (W the he 25-Year Sentence for Kirksviile Man on Plea of Guilty Glen Creason, 22-year-old ex-serviceman of Kirksviile, entered entered a plea of guilty to the killing of Leroy H. Whitlock. also a 22-year-old ex-serviceman, ex-serviceman, Kirksviile, in a pasture northeast of Kirksviile. on November November 16. 1946, when arraigned arraigned before Judge Tom Brown iri circuit court Monday afternoon. He was sentenced to 25 years the state penitentiary. Whitlock and Creason, who -formerly had- been on friendly terms, apparently had trouble over attention Whitlock was alleged alleged to have bestowed on Whitlock' body lay in a pasture pasture for ten-days before it was known'that he.'had been murdered, murdered, as it was thought he gone to Iowa. Two days after the .body was found, Creason was arrested and .confessed that he shot Whitlock to death with a revolver. He not only confessed confessed to the shooting, but he officers to the place where he had hidden the weapon. Creason's trial had been scheduled for .April 21 in circuit circuit court.