Couple Killed in SW Missouri was Stabbed to Death
SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Greene County deputies say an elderly
couple found dead in their home outside of Springfield was stabbed to death
The bodies of Helen Willingham and her 81-year-old husband, Donald, were found early Monday at their home.
Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott says they died of multiple stab wounds. He says Helen Willingham called police shortly before 6 a.m. Monday to report her husband was struggling with an intruder. By the time authorities arrived, the two were dead.
Arnott says he believes the Willingham home was picked randomly. Police are looking for a suspect described as a white or Hispanic male with a dark complexion, clean shaven, slim to medium build.