"We can heal as a family." Man who confessed to murder expected to be in court today

A week ago, News 10 told you about a major break in a nearly four and half year old cold case. Police said Connor Scott confessed to killing Kaylyn Whitaker.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 12:19 PM

MARSHALL, IL, (WTHI)- A week ago, News 10 told you about a major break in a nearly four and half year old cold case. Police said Connor Scott confessed to killing Kaylyn Whitaker. 

LINK | ARREST MADE IN FOUR-YEAR-OLD CLARK COUNTY HOMICIDE CASE AFTER SUSPECT CONFESSES

Scott appeared in court this morning in Marshall, Illinois. He faces two counts of first degree murder.

He also remains in the Clark County jail on a $1 million bond. 

It all dates back to Halloween 2014. Whitaker died inside a home, in Martinsville, Illinois. Scott was her boyfriend at the time.

LINK | FOUR YEARS LATER, LOCAL PARENTS STILL SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS AFTER THEIR DAUGHTER WAS KILLED

News 10 was in the courtoom this morning. We'll have the latest on what happened starting at five Eastern. 

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