February 26, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Homicide Investigation at 3226 W. Kearney

The Springfield Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is continuing to investigate the circumstances of the death of Clifford W. Moad and Christy D. Willmon.

Autopsies were completed on February 25, 2009 by the Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Autopsy results have determined Mrs. Willmon sustained two wounds to the head consistent with bullet wounds. Mr. Moad suffered one wound to the head consistent with a bullet wound. All three wounds were considered fatal wounds.

Criminal Investigators have interviewed numerous persons who were familiar with the relationship between Mrs. Willmon and Mr. Moad. Investigators are waiting for results of forensic testing of evidence collected at the scene.

Preliminary evidence and autopsy results indicate Mr. Moad shot Mrs. Willmon and then committed suicide.

A final determination is pending laboratory results.

SPD Case Number: 09-8277

Media Contact: Major Kevin Routh 417-864-1754; Release authorized by: Major Kevin Routh

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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