Warrensburg officials probe possible homicide

September 3, 2012

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Police Department is investigating a possible homicide after a local bar owner and University of Central Missouri student was found shot in his home, according to a WPD press release.

According to the release, WPD responded to a report of shots fired in the 1000 block of Sunflower at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found William “Blaine” Whitworth, 25, dead at the scene. Whitworth was the owner of two nightclubs, Molly’s and Bodies, in downtown Warrensburg, and was a UCM student.

Officials plan to activate the Missouri Rural Major Case Squad on Tuesday to assist in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the case to call WPD at 660-747-9133.