Lebanon, Ohio man, Douglas Mescher, was killed in an industrial accident Tuesday in Franklin, the coroner confirmed.
The accident was reported around noon at Walther Engineering and Manufacturing Company, Inc. on Shotwell Drive in Franklin.
A coroner confirms Douglas Mescher, 30, of Lebanon, is the man who died.
Police said heavy equipment fell on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alonzo Lampkin has been named as the Marlboro County man who died Tuesday morning after being shot outside of a convenience store Monday night in the McColl community, according to county coroner Tim Brown. He was 30.
Brown said Lampkin died at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday at McLeod Hospital. He added the victim sustained a single gunshot wound to the chest.
According to the coroner, the victim was found on Main Street in McColl.
There was no immediate information regarding possible suspects in the case. Continue reading
Authorities have identified Robyn Storr as the Louisville woman who died after a boat crashed Monday night while on the Ohio River. She was 46.
According to police, they responded to reports of a boat collision involving Storr, aka, Robyn Franck, around 10:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, near the Limestone Clubhouse, just south of Captain’s Quarters along River Road.
Police say the driver of the boat hit some type of debris in the river, causing him to lose control. Investigators say Storr, who was also on the boat, died at the scene. Her cause of death is listed as “multiple blunt force injuries in a boat vs. barge collision.” Continue reading
New Iberia, LA., man, Kerry Theriot, was named as the victim in an early Tuesday morning bicycle versus car accident.
Theriot, 33, was riding his bicycle at about 5:30 a.m. on La. 342 near Brooklyn Street, state police say, when he came into contact with an SUV.
Theriot was traveling near the fog line, and was struck by an SUV that also was eastbound, state police say. Theriot was not wearing a helmet, but state police say they believe the lights on his bicycle were working. He did have the required red light on the rear of his bike, but state police are still trying to determine if it was visible from the required distance. Theriot sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office, state police say. Continue reading
Pleasanton man, Dean Schoenhals, aka, Robert Dean Schoenhals, was killed early Tuesday morning after his car drove through flood waters in Miami County. He was 56.
A deputy saw Schoenhals’ car, traveling north on U.S. Highway 69 at 363rd Street, attempting to drive through high standing water about 4:50 a.m. He was later located dead 75 yards from his vehicle, police said. It was not known if he left the accident scene or if he was swept away by the raging waters.
The car hydroplaned off the highway into the east ditch into deep rushing water, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office said.
The vehicle was located about 45 minutes later about 150 yards south of where it originally went into the water. Continue reading
Friends and family flocked to social media to remember and mourn Dean Bumpus, who was killed on the side of the road while helping a friend who had broken down in a vehicle.
Bumpus, 49, died around 1:15 this morning on Highway 31, just north of Calhoun Community College in Limestone County.
State troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say Dean Bumpus, 49 of Decatur, had stopped on the side of the road with his truck and a car hauler, planning to pick up his friend’s broken down car. They say Bumpus was getting out of the truck when the driver of another pickup sideswiped the truck and hit the man. They say the man was killed instantly. Continue reading
Janice Harris, 72, James Harris, 88, James Whitley, 76 and Peggy Whitley, 67, were all victims in a horrific weekend quadruple killing in Enfield, N.C., said Sheriff Wes Tripp of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.
Janice and James Harris were residents of the home where the grisly murders occurred, Tripp said. The Whitleys were visiting the home from another area. The sheriff believes the couples were the victims of a home invasion in the Glenview Community of Fishing Creek Road.
The bodies were discovered Monday morning during a welfare check performed by a concerned family member.
Some items of value appeared to have been taken from the home, prompting authorities to suspect robbery as a motive. Continue reading
The loss of David Bowie has been tough, but his legend lives on in he and his partner, Iman‘s child, Alexandria Zahra Jones.
Jones, 17, was pictured by her mom, Iman, who until now has remained fairly private on Instagram. From time to time the proud mom shares adorable throwback to happier times with her late husband or a post devoted to her daughter.
In her latest share, she uploaded a rare picture of Alexandria in honour of her 17th birthday, saying, “The Queen of my heart Lexi Jones at 17 years old! #selfportrait #LexiLove.” source Continue reading
Police say they have discovered video from a Lorain, OH, apartment building that shows the prelude to what turned out to be a fatal encounter between Kristen Malonowski, 24, and Jeffrey Shindler, 55. Police were eventually able to identify Shindler from the video, which has not yet been released to the public.
After collecting video evidence, police responded to the Shindler’s home in Amherst Township on Sunday to serve an arrest warrant for murder. Upon officers arrival, Shindler ran to his garage and was later found suffering from a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound.
According to police, Malonowski was fatally shot Shindler. Officers responded to an apartment building in the 4600 block of Oberlin Avenue late Saturday night for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived, police found Malinowski suffering from several gunshot wounds near the building. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading
Radio transmissions from the U.S. Coast Guard shed new light into the incident that now appears to be an assault on several individuals at sea, 45 miles south of Perdido Pass Sunday night.
After receiving a distress call, the Coast Guard sent an alarming first message with a high level of urgency, called a Pan-Pan aka, Pay Attention Now, to vessels in the area to lend any assistance they can: