Whitfield Teacher Dies From Auto Accident Injuries

Janet Esrock and her son Jonathan were involved in a serious two car accident last month.

Update 7:04 p.m. Monday:

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Janet Esrock through a statement on the Whitfield School website.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Temple Emanuel, 12166 Conway Road. School will not be in session Friday.


Original Story:

In a statement posted on the school's website, on Monday announced the death of teacher and coach Janet Esrock, from injuries sustained in a serious car accident in Chesterfield last month.


KSDK-TV reported at the time of the accident that alcohol was suspected in the crash. Chesterfield Police have submitted their criminal investigation to the St. Louis County Prosecutor's office. A spokesman there confirmed to Patch that it was under review.

The school's statement said Janet Esrock died Sunday night. According to the CaringBridge online journal kept by the family, Jonathan Esrock was released from the hospital last week.

Funeral arrangements have not been released. Stay with Patch for more information on this story.


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