An 18-year old woman was lured off the trail by the suspect, claiming that a friend needed help, and was then grabbed and pulled to the ground,
Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) both expressed either outright dismay or hesitancy about the plan.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that authorities responded early Saturday to a report of an assault east of Auxvasse. Thirty-year-old Zachery O’Connor died, and his father, 57-year-old Michael O’Connor, was flown to a Columbia hospital in critical condition.
What began as an attempt to win over a date turned into a several-day manhunt for a dangerous man – a man who didn’t exist.
Columbia police have identified the victim in a fatal attack at the Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital as a 78-year-old man from the western Missouri town of Warsaw.
A towboat worker is facing federal charges that he choked his captain into unconsciousness as the vessel was traveling up the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
Prosecutors may upgrade charges against the teens, who were ages 15 and 16 at the time of the attack.
Cut woman several times, then kicked a police officer according to reports.
Police are reviewing surveillance camera recordings
Doctor describes 26-year-old patient as “sweet loving guy who’s dealt with horrific pain”.