Child Drowns In Southern Illinois

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


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.


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.


Lake of the Ozarks

Iowa Man Drowns in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks

20-year-old Brandon Ellingson of Clive, Iowa, stood up on the moving vessel before going into the water at 5:23 p.m. Saturday.


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Man Drowns in NW Missouri River

The patrol says the body of John Schneider of Skidmore was recovered from the Nodaway River near Skidmore Wednesday night.


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Woman Found in Ballwin Pond Identified

An autopsy indicated that drowning was the likely cause of death, and police say there were no signs of foul play. St. Louis County detectives suspect suicide.


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NW Missouri Boy Drowns in Ice-Covered Lake

Lafayette County authorities say a 12-year-old boy died after falling through ice into a partially frozen lake.


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Boy Drowns in Icy Pond in Southern Illinois

A 12-year-old southern Illinois boy has died after falling into an icy pond with a friend who was rescued, authorities said.



2nd Twin, 9, Dies from St. Louis Pool Drowning

St. Louis police said Derrone Snelson died at a hospital where he had been treated since both boys were rescued from a pool at the Pear Tree Inn on Saturday. Laron Snelson died Saturday.



9 Year Old Boy Drowns in Downtown Hotel Pool

Police say Laron Snelson and his twin brother both had to be pulled from the water of the Pear Tree Inn swimming pool.




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