A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.
A 16-year-old has been certified to stand trial as an adult for his alleged role in the St. Louis hammer killing of a Bosnian immigrant.
His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.
His office was open for business Friday and released an annual report bearing Schweich’s name about property seizures by law enforcement agencies.
The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.
A 36-year-old resident of Tyrone in Texas County apparently took seven lives before shooting himself to death late Thursday night.
Audit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a ‘good’ rating
Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Pontiac G8 and thief still at large.
Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.