A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.
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.
Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.
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Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.
Dr. Daniel Isom confirmed with Sen. Jamilah Nasheed that he will resign his post as the recently confirmed Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Some SLU graduates threatened to yank their financial support over plans for a sculpture to appease Ferguson protesters, but the SLU Faculty Senate president thinks a better understanding has prevailed.
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.