Missouri lawmakers are calling for a review of the state’s Water Patrol Division after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.
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.
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.
Jurors have ruled that the death of a handcuffed Iowa suspect who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks was accidental.
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.
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.
Missouri Highway Patrol says Noah Cook got out of floatation device in water near Rolla
Police say 4-year-old Taylor Laxton of Pinckneyville was found in a friend’s pool.
Anthony Piercy has returned to work after a handcuffed Iowa man drowned while in his custody on the Lake of the Ozarks.
Brandon Ellingson of Clive, Iowa, had been placed in a life vest and was being transported for a sobriety test late Saturday afternoon.