Remaining suspect in Kirksville murder investigation apprehended

Anquan Eugene Glover

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, Kirksville Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of West Dodson.  Police arrived and found multiple victims with apparent gunshot wounds outside and inside a nearby residence.

Anquan Eugene Glover
Anquan Eugene Glover

The victims were identified as;

  • Braxton A. A. Cottrill, 22 years old, was transported to University Hospital in Columbia and was later pronounced dead.
  • Infant/toddler, 18 months, died at the scene.
  • Alissa Anders, 18 years old, was transported to University Hospital in Columbia and is in critical condition.
  • Randall C. L. Yarrington, 21 years old, was transported to a medical facility and treated for gunshot wounds.

Police were provided with a suspect in this incident who was identified as Anquan Eugene Glover, black, male, 5’11” tall, 145 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Glover was apprehended by US Marshals and the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Monday afternoon, January 10, 2022.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660.785.6945, Central Dispatch at 660.665.5621, Adair County Sheriff’s Office at 660.665.4600, anonymously at 660.627.BUST (2878), or email [email protected].

Formal charges are pending