Man Accused Of Shooting Dead Person 20-Years His Younger, Illinois Cops Say

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Source: MEGA; Illinois State Police

Aug. 28 2022, Published 1:01 p.m. ET

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A man in Illinois is accused of shooting to death a person 20 years his younger, according to police.

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Last week, the Illinois State Police announced the arrest of Lonnie L. Glidewell, 57. He was charged with first-degree murder in connection to the case.

Around 9:30 p.m., on Aug. 20, troopers responded to help in a homicide investigation in Greenup, Illinois.

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Colten L. Oakley, 36, was found shot to death outside of a home, according to police.

Investigators identified Glidewell as the suspect, though they did not say how they tied him to the case. Authorities also didn’t release a possible motive.

Glidewell was arrested on Aug. 22 and is being held in jail on $1 million bond.


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