Highways mostly snow covered in early morning
A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.
His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.
His office was open for business Friday and released an annual report bearing Schweich’s name about property seizures by law enforcement agencies.
The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.
A 36-year-old resident of Tyrone in Texas County apparently took seven lives before shooting himself to death late Thursday night.
Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.
“The reality is, they can do enormous damage as a single individual, and that’s what is worth paying attention to.”
Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.