User Login    
 + Register
News : Coroner Rules In Missouri Police Chief's Death
Posted by Randy on 2014/1/27 4:41:28 (679 reads) News by the same author

(columbiatribune.com) - The Randolph County coroner issued the final ruling Thursday in the death in November of Huntsville Police Chief William "Buddy" Stuck.
Click to see original Image in a new window

Coroner Gerald Luntsford said he ruled Stuck's manner of death is "undetermined."

His final report will be finished sometime today.

Luntsford said he won't release further details on his findings.

The Randolph County Sheriff Department's ruling differs, calling Stuck's death an accident.

"I don't know what to do about that," Luntsford said. "I don't know how they came up with that report."

The coroner's decision becomes the official record on the cause of death, Luntsford said.

Randolph County Sheriff Mark Nichols said it comes down to "a difference in opinion."

"Our investigation indicated it was an accident, and with his investigation, he couldn't totally rule out that it was, but ultimately, it's his decision," Nichols said.

Nichols said he woould not elaborate about why the department ruled Stuck's death an accident.

He said the department would need to consult with the county prosecutor first about whether to release those details.

Stuck died from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen suffered Nov. 27 at his home. The bullet entered through his lower abdomen and struck his aorta, and Stuck died within one to three minutes, Luntsford said in December.

Luntsford told the Tribune in November that Stuck's daughter was at home at the time of the shooting.

The police chief died before he could be taken to Moberly Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/3/2 4:13:18 - Man Accused Of Throwing Rocks At Patrol Car, Kicking Officer
2015/3/2 4:09:44 - Missouri Issues Licenses To Grow Hemp For Epilepsy Patients
2015/3/2 4:05:05 - Shatner Defends Absence From Nimoy's Funeral
2015/3/2 4:01:10 - Man Says Iphone Exploded In Pocket
2015/3/2 3:58:46 - 14-Year-Old Girl Killed After Facebook Spat, Planned Videotaped Fight
2015/3/2 3:56:04 - One Boy Dies, 2 Injured After Falling Through Icy Pond
2015/2/27 17:00:00 - Trenton Superintendent Resigns To Take Maryville Job
2015/2/27 13:16:21 - NCMC Lady Pirates To Play For Back-To-Back Region XVI Titles
2015/2/27 13:05:16 - NCMC Pirates Stunned By Penn Valley, End Season At 22-7
2015/2/27 9:41:34 - Indiana May Allow "Baby Boxes" For Surrendering Newborns
2015/2/27 9:30:33 - 8 Shot To Death, Including Gunman In Missouri Rampage
2015/2/27 7:28:59 - Gallatin Board Of Aldermen Meeting Report
2015/2/27 4:21:18 - FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Rules To Ban Internet Discrimination
2015/2/27 4:15:34 - Jurors Find Missouri Man Not Guilty Of Murder
2015/2/27 4:12:29 - Police: Body Found In Kansas City Well Identified
2015/2/27 4:04:00 - CDC Looking Into Dangerous Bacteria In Doctors' Offices
2015/2/27 3:57:34 - Branson EMT, Joplin Couple Among Those Indicted for Child Sexual Exploitation
2015/2/26 10:18:02 - Livingston County Sheriff Reports Recent Activities
2015/2/26 9:15:56 - Laredo Man Faces Multiple Charges In Grundy County
2015/2/26 9:13:10 - North Mercer, Princeton Students Receive Kauffman Scholarship
2015/2/26 9:10:03 - Trenton Ministerial Alliance To Hold Event
2015/2/26 8:49:46 - Associate Division Circuit Court News At Trenton
2015/2/26 6:37:05 - Spickard Man Faces Multiple Charges In Grundy County
2015/2/26 4:09:54 - Right To Farm Opponents Argue Ballot Language In Court
2015/2/26 4:06:29 - Manhunt Continues For Missouri Man Accused Of Domestic Assault
2015/2/26 4:03:29 - Columbia Man In Jail After Making Threatening Phone Calls
2015/2/26 4:00:27 - Prescription Drug Database Bill Endorsed By Missouri House
2015/2/26 3:54:39 - Missouri Traffic Stop Yields 400 Pounds Of Pot-Laced Chocolate Bars
2015/2/26 3:50:12 - Spacewalking Astronaut Safe After Water Leaks Into Helmet
2015/2/26 3:46:06 - St. Joseph Man Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of An Informant



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM