Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The victim was unconscious when taken to St. John's Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries.
1:30 p.m. Update: Creve Coeur Fire Protection District spokesperson Jerry McQueen tells Patch that the elderly victim in Tuesday's blaze at a St. Louis County condominium complex located between Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights in unincorporated St. Louis County, has died. That news came from the St. Louis County Medical Examiner. The victim's name has not been released, although the condo association identfied the resident as a woman. An official cause of death has not been released. Stay with Patch for more information. One elderly St Louis County resident was taken to St. John's Mercy Medical Center after Creve Coeur Firefighters found the person unconscious in a condominium situated between Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights. Fire …
Friday, February 4, 2011
Authorities lay out timeline of events.
Creve Coeur Police have identified the elderly man who they found 100 yards away from home after an apparent fall Wednesday night and who later died from his injuries. Authorities say exposure was also a factor in Robert Cohen's death. Cohen left his home in the 11000 block of Lakeshore Drive at approximately 6:20 p.m. Wednesday to walk his dog. The dog returned without Cohen, and police were called at 7:47 p.m. He was located by officers at 8:04 p.m. that night. Police believe he fell down a 12 ft. embankment and was lying on his back in 12 inches of water when he was discovered. An autopsy was performed Thursday. Police said the injuries from the fall and exposure contributed to his death.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Elderly man had been reported missing after walking his dog Wednesday night.
A spokeswoman for St. John's Mercy Medical Center confirms that the 81 year-old man found by police late Wednesday night after an apparent fall down a 12-foot embankment in a Creve Coeur subdivision, has died. Authorities are not releasing the man's name, but say an autopsy was planned for Thursday. **** Creve Coeur Police said an 81 year-old man was in critical condition following injuries sustained from a 12 foot fall Wednesday night near the Lakeshore subdivision, located near New Ballas Rd. and Ladue Rd. Emergency crews responded to the 11000 block of Lakeshore Drive just before 8 p.m. for a report of a man who was lost or missing. The man's wife said he had gone out to walk the family's dog. An …