MASON CITY, Iowa – The man accused of killing a 19-year-old woman in Mason City is pleading not guilty.
60-year-old Larry Donell Whaley is charged with 1st degree murder for allegedly shooting Samantha Teeter in the head on December 2. Teeter was transported to a hospital in Rochester, where she later died.
Whaley is scheduled to stand trial on March 7, 2017.
He remains in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $500,000 bond.