Booze Buyer Todd Combs Gets One Year in Stepson's DrowningTodd Combs, the stepfather of Christopher Marks who drowned in the Meramec River last August was sentenced Monday.
Sentencing for Stepfather of Christopher Marks Scheduled For TodayTodd Combs admitted providing alcohol to Marks and six other teens during a Sunday evening family outing at the Pacific Palisades Conservation Area.
Sentencing For Stepfather of Christopher Marks TodayProsecutor Bob McCulloch wanted to charge Todd Combs, 42, with manslaughter after he allegedly provided alcohol to Christopher Marks and six other youths.
Stepfather Admits Giving Alcohol to Drowning Victim Christopher MarksTodd Combs, 43, pleaded guilty to seven counts of second-degree child endangerment Thursday. All seven charges are misdemeanors.
Step-Father Charged in Christopher Marks DrowningPolice say 12-year-old Marks consumed alcohol before drowning in the Meramec River August 5th.
Autopsy: Christopher Marks Drowned in Meramec RiverThe body of 12-year-old Affton boy was recovered Tuesday afternoon.
Preliminary Autopsy Says Christopher Marks DrownedMedical Examiner still awaiting toxicology test results
UPDATE: Body Found Believed To Be That Of Missing 12 Year OldThat body, and the clothes on it, matched the description of 12-year-old Christoper Marks. A medical examiner has since confirmed that the body is that of Marks.