Tag: death investigation

Death of South Dakota woman involved in I-70 crash near Boonville ruled a homicide

| December 21, 2018

40-year-old Melissa Peskey died in what authorities originally called a motor vehicle accident, but now say was a shooting incident, which caused the crash. 

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Law enforcement in Morgan County investigating suspicious death of Versailles man, girlfriend in custody

| August 15, 2018

Multiple firearms were recovered from the scene and autopsy results have yet to be released.

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Death investigation underway in Adair County

| May 17, 2018

Adair County sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a woman who was found dead of a gunshot wound on Rye Creek Road in Adair County Wednesday afternoon.

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Former Kirksville resident kills himself and two others in apparent murder-suicide in Florida

| May 8, 2018

Mark Stokes, 37, formerly of Kirksville, shot and killed his wife and another man at a hotel in Panama City, Florida Saturday.

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Independent autopsy rules Tanner Ward’s death a suicide

| April 18, 2018

An autopsy carried out by Frontier Forensics, of Kansas City, Kansas, found that Tanner Ward took his own life.

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Death investigation underway into body found near St. Joseph Tuesday

| April 18, 2018

A body was found in the Sunbridge Hills Conservation Area Tuesday morning. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

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Judge continues hearing for Harley Branham

| April 13, 2018

After a new judge was named in Harley Branham’s case, the case was continued to June 1. Branham is accused of bullying 17-year-old Kenneth Suttner to the point of suicide in 2016.

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Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies carry out death investigation

| December 13, 2017

A preliminary investigation found the woman, whose identity has not been disclosed, possibly overdosed on air duster compressed spray.

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Two-year-old ran over by tracked skid steer in Moniteau County

| October 4, 2017

The two-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at the scene by the coroner.

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