August 27, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Homicide Investigation: 2916 E. Division

Last night at 9:14 p.m., officers were dispatched to 2619 E. Division in reference to a subject who had been assaulted at that location. Upon arrival, officers identified Gregory A. Barrell (W/M DOB 7-28-60) and Ronald Greenan (W/M DOB 2-14-63).

Prior to officers' arrival, Barrell and Greenan were involved in a verbal dispute which turned physical resulting in Greenan receiving a stab wound to the chest.

Greenan was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Barrell was questioned by SPD detectives who will present their findings to the Prosecutor's office.

SPD Case Number: 12-35973
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt Tad Peters

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