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Missouri Panel to Review Highway, Water Merger

Missouri lawmakers are calling for a review of the state’s Water Patrol Division after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.

09/17/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Trooper Concerned He Made Mistakes Amid Drowning of Handcuffed Man

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes when a handcuffed Iowa man drowned after he was arrested.

09/15/2014

Brandon Ellingson

UPDATED: Couple Disputes Inquest Into Man’s Drowning Death in Lake of the Ozarks

Larry and Paulette Moreau, of Hartsburg, say they went past the patrol boat and 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson before he drowned May 31 in the Lake of the Ozarks.

09/08/2014

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Jurors Rule Lake of the Ozarks Drowning Accidental

Jurors have ruled that the death of a handcuffed Iowa suspect who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks was accidental.

09/04/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Attorney: Highway Patrol Report on Drowning of College Student Fails to Address Witness Accounts

The case of the Iowa college student who drowned while in Missouri Water Patrol custody on Memorial Day Weekend goes before a rare coroner’s inquest in Morgan County this morning.

09/04/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Inquest to Examine Handcuffed Man’s Drowning Death

An upcoming court proceeding will examine the death of a handcuffed Iowa man who went overboard as a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat was transporting him from the Lake of the Ozarks on suspicion of boating while intoxicated.

08/24/2014

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Fenton Boy Drowns At Fugitive Beach

Missouri Highway Patrol says Noah Cook got out of floatation device in water near Rolla

07/26/2014

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Child Drowns In Southern Illinois

Police say 4-year-old Taylor Laxton of Pinckneyville was found in a friend’s pool.

06/18/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Missouri Trooper Returns to Work after Drowning

Anthony Piercy has returned to work after a handcuffed Iowa man drowned while in his custody on the Lake of the Ozarks.

06/10/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Handcuffed Man Drowns While in Trooper’s Custody

Brandon Ellingson of Clive, Iowa, had been placed in a life vest and was being transported for a sobriety test late Saturday afternoon.

06/03/2014

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