Crime News: Suspect charged in fatal shooting of North County Cooperative Police Officer Michael Langsdorf

Crime News: Suspect charged in fatal shooting of North County Cooperative Police Officer Michael Langsdorf

Wellston, Missouri (STL.News) – The suspect accused in the fatal shooting of an officer with the North County Police Cooperative is now facing murder charges.  Twenty-six-year-old Bonnette Meeks has been charged on several counts, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Officer Michael Langsdorf.   The 40-year-old officer was shot after responding to a call for someone trying to pass a bad check at Clay’s Market in Wellston on Sunday afternoon.

During an emotional news conference on Monday, assistant North County Cooperative Police Chief, Major Ron Martin, fought back to tears as he described the final moments before Langsdorf was shot in the neck.

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