eric zahnd

Cops & Crime
4:51 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Lab Tests May Identify Drug That Killed Northland Teen

It’s becoming more clear why investigators  haven’t publicly identified the drug that killed a Park Hill High School Student October 4. 

Ethan Rickman, who was 14-years-old, died after taking what he thought was LSD.

Two 17 and 18-year-old women from Riverside have since been charged with selling  an imitation drug.  

Eric Zahnd is Platte County Prosecutor.

“The reality of this case is, to this day, we don’t know what killed this young man," said Zahn, five days after Rickman died. "That drug is at the lab being tested, even as we speak.”

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Cops & Crime
5:08 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Teen Girl Charged As Texting Driver In KC Death

Scene of fatal crash from which stems the first Platte Co, MO. charge of texting while driving

A Kansas City, North teenage girl has been charged with involuntary manslaughter under a 2009 Missouri law that makes it a crime to text while driving.

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