KANSAS CITY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Richard Richardson, of Liberty, MO, has been identified as the victim of a Sunday night fatal shooting north of Liberty.
Richardson, 21, was found after 9 p.m. suffering from at least one gunshot wound near 110th Street & North Ditzler Ave, in Kansas City, MO, on Sunday.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.
Richardson was dead when first responders arrived at the scene. Continue reading
JASPER COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Brett Bruenn of La Russell, Missouri, has been identified as the teen killed in a single-vehicle ejection crash north of Sarcoxie, MO, on Friday night.
Bruenn, 17, was riding as a passenger in a Honda Insight, driven by a 17-year-old girl, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the roadway and crashed Friday around 9:20 p.m.
The passenger was ejected during the crash.
Bruenn was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash and resulting ejection.
The female driver was transported to an area with minor injuries.
The car went off the left side of the roadway on Route U and overturned, ejecting Bruenn. Bruenn was not wearing his seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken to Mercy Hospital of Joplin with minor injuries. Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Kansas City police have identified Aden Kaler, of Blue Springs, as a person of interest in the death of 17-year-old Jayden Lockett.
“Wood” Lockett, 17, an unidentified 19-year-old and a 15-year-old, were all found suffering from at least one gunshot wound in a residence located in the 900 block of Ohio Ave, in Kansas City, MO, on November 11.
Authorities want to question the 17-year-old in a triple-shooting that left one teen dead and two others wounded, one critically, in suburban Kansas City.
Police found Lockett dead on Nov. 11 when they responded to a report of shots being fired at a Blue Springs home. Officers also found a 19-year-old with minor injuries and a 15-year-old with critical injuries. Continue reading
AUDRAIN COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Bonnie Jeanne Heying, of Perry, Missouri, has been identified as the victim killed in an Audrain County crash on Monday.
Jeanne Heying, 41, lost control of her Jeep Wrangler, went off the road, hit a ditch and overturned at about 4:50 p.m. on U.S. 54, in Macks Creek, Audrain County, Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Heying was pronounced dead at St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain.
A passenger in the Jeep, Lucas S. Kerr, 21, was taken to St. Mary’s with moderate injuries, the patrol said. Neither was wearing a seat belt. Continue reading
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Mckenzie McMullin, of Wright City, MO, has been identified as the victim killed in a St. Charles County crash early Monday.
McMullin, 19, was operating a 2007 Mazda 3 south on Highway State 79 at about 12:15 a.m. Monday, when for unknown reasons, exited the roadway and struck a utility pole.
She was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the violent collision.
A crash report did not mote if McMullin was wearing a seat belt at the time of the deadly wreck.
The Highway Patrol identified the victim as McKenzie S. McMullin, 19. Police say McMullin went off the right side of Highway 79 at Interstate 70 and hit a utility pole. Continue reading
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. (THECOUNT) — Anthony Martin has been identified as the victim in a motorcycle crash in Cooper County, Missouri, Sunday.
‘Tony’ Martin, 52, was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle, when for unknown reasons, exited the roadway and struck a guardrail.
Martin was thrown from the motorcycle during the wreck.
It happened shortly before 8 p.m. when Martin started to brake, ran off the road and hit the guardrail, according to a highway patrol crash report. Continue reading
COLUMBIA, MO. (THECOUNT) — David Auxier, of Columbia, Missouri, has been identified as the motorcyclist involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night around 9 p.m. on Paris Road in Columbia.
Auxier, 25, was operating a motorcycle at a high rate of speed when he tried to avoid a pickup truck and lost control. He made contact with the pickup and crashed, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Auxier suffered massive injuries after being thrown from the bike in the collision.
He was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.
The driver of the pickup, Daysi Hawkins, 25, was not injured. Continue reading
DEXTER, MO. (THECOUNT) — Missouri man, Jimmy Casey, has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Dexter, Missouri.
Casey, 52, was found dead in Dexter, Missouri in what police are calling a suspicious death that occurred on S. Mulberry St, Dexter, MO.
According to the Dexter Police Department, the Stoddard County Major Case Squad identified the man as Jimmy Lynn Casey, 52, of Dexter. The squad is calling this a suspicious death that happened n Mulberry St. Continue reading
A 10-year-old child has died this morning after being struck by a school bus in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boy, who is a student at the school, tripped and fell in front of the bus just after 7:09 this morning on Crestwood Drive, Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
MSHP said the boy had missed the bus and was running to catch up when he tripped and ended up under the wheels. He said there were other students on the bus at the time. Continue reading
St. Louis County Police are seeking St. Louis County Justice Center inmate, Bruce Brutsman, who escaped after being transported to an area hospital after claiming he had swallowed a battery Saturday.
Brutsman, 36, was removed from the Justice Center to a hospital for treatment after allegedly swallowing a battery. While under emergency room care, he escaped on foot from the County Correctional Officer monitoring him.
Investigators believe Brutsman stole vehicle from the 5800 block of Hampton Avenue after escaping. Be on the lookout for a white, four door, 1997 Toyota Tercel with Missouri plates SK8R4K. Continue reading