Thursday, August 9, 2012
Dale Kawamura is due in St. Louis County Court later this month.
A California man accused of manslaughter in the crash that killed Missouri Baptist University freshman Clayton Pfeiffer, will have his case back in a St. Louis County Circuit courtroom August 30. Dale Kawamura, 36, surrendered July 11 in California and posted bond July 12. Bail was reduced from $75,000 to $50,000 according to cast.net records, and he posted $2,500 cash. Prosecutors first filed charges against the Oakland, CA man June 13. Two weeks ago, on July 26, Kawamura's lawyer made a motion to supress all admissions, confessions, and physical evidence in the case. The out-of-state arrest stems from a February 21 fatal head-on crash with Pfeiffer's car on Olive Boulevard in Chesterfield near Creve Coeur Mill Road. Police said Kawamura …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
St. Louis County Court records show Dale Kawamura was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Assault in connection with the Olive Boulevard crash that killed Clayton Pfeiffer.
Patch has confirmed that prosecutors have charged Dale Kawamura, 36, of Oakland, CA, in connection with the February 2012 crash on Olive Boulevard near Creve Coeur Mill Road which claimed the life of Missouri Baptist University freshman Clayton Pfeiffer. Kawamura has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and assault. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chesterfield police said Kawamura was driving with meth in his system. Police said Kawamura's vehicle was heading eastbound on Olive and struck Pfeiffer's vehicle and another. According to court records, the charges were filed June 13. The Post-Dispatch reports Kawamura was not currently in custody. Efforts to confirm if he is custody in California were not successful late …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Missouri Baptist University remembered Clayton Pfeiffer prior to Tuesday's home opener against St. Ambrose.
The phrase is too often used to the point that it sounds like a cliche, but on Tuesday, a playing field served as something of a sanctuary in Creve Coeur, as friends and family on the field and in the stands came together to remember Clayton Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer, 18, and a freshman infielder on the Missouri Baptist Baseball team, died last week in a car accident. Prior to the start of the game, the team stood along the first base line as a moment of silence was observed. Many of the players had Pfeiffer's uniform number 4 written on their shoes. Some in the crowd had it on their hats. Shirts handed out to the crowd had his initials and a blue ribbon. Sophomore Nathan Utt led participants in prayer, noting that the team had pledged to play in…
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Tuesday is another busy day on Creve Coeur Patch... We'll be at Missouri Baptist University for the Spartans' noon tilt versus Saint Ambrose University. It is the team's home opener, but will also be an opportunity for the community for the campus to remember the life of Clayton Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer, a freshman infielder, died last week after an Olive Boulevard car accident. The team will wear wristbands with his name and uniform number for the rest of the season. *** In this space, we'll also regularly highlight our neighbors, groups and organizations which have taken advantage of our free announcement and calendar listings. Featured Announcement: Andrews Academy - Acts of Kindness Featured …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Clayton Pfeiffer, 18, died Tuesday following a Chesterfield car accident.
Vianney High School announced late Wednesday that it would host a funeral mass Saturday for Clayton Pfeiffer, a 2011 graduate of the school who died Tuesday in a car accident in Chesterfield on Olive Blvd. near Creve Coeur Mill Road. Police say Pfeiffer's vehicle was struck head on by a car which crossed the center line. (Read Previous: Authorities Identify Crash Victim As Missouri Baptist Student) Visitation will be held Friday at Kutis Funeral Home in Affton from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Vianney.