Paul Dart Jr.
Yesterday’s guilty verdict against Robert Crocker for the murder of Paul Dart, Jr. along the Meramec River is shining a light on private property along waterways.
Prosecutors say James Crocker admitted shooting Paul Dart, Jr. last July, after Dart, his wife and others stopped at a gravel bar to relieve themselves and pour more drinks.
James Crocker of Steelville is charged in the death of 48-year-old Paul Dart Jr. Crawford County Associate Circuit Judge Scott Bernstein heard more than an hour of testimony Friday.
James Crocker of Steelville is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 48-year-old Paul Dart Jr.
Paul Dart Jr., 48, was taking part in a float trip Saturday afternoon when he got into a dispute with a nearby homeowner about whether they were standing on private or public property.
48-year-old Paul Dart Jr. was taking part in a float trip near Steelville Saturday afternoon when he got in a dispute with a nearby homeowner