Trooper Pleads Guilty in Drowning Death of Clive Man
MISSOURI -- A Missouri state highway patrol trooper pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor for his role in the drowning death of a Clive man. Brandon Ellingson drowned at Lake of the Ozarks in 2014. Trooper Anthony Piercy is accused of using an improper life jacket on Ellingson and improperly cuffing him when he took him into custody for drunken boating.