KOAM News to Know (11-28)
Carthage, Mo – Carthage officials celebrate the safe return of a twelve-year-old boy who went missing Tuesday night. The search for Koleby Dalton began around 5 P-m Tuesday night and wrapped up close to 11. As weather conditions worsened, officials began to fear the worst until members of the Myers Inn Haunted Hotel of Carthage used their search light. Koleby saw the light and followed it to safety.
Webster County, Mo – Charges are filed against Larry Dinwiddie, a southwest, Missouri man accused of killing his wife and putting her body in a freezer. Dinwiddie is charged with Second Degree Murder and Abandonment of a Corpse. Officials say wife, Cynthia Dinwiddie, was stored in the freezer for four years. The Webster County Sheriff says investigators believe Dinwiddie killed his wife with a hammer.
Delaware County, Ok – A Delaware County, Oklahoma man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murder. Waylon Russell is accused in the shooting death of Dihn Van Hoang back in June of 2018. A judge handed down the sentencing yesterday. Waylon’s brother Willie was also charged in the shooting.
Willie is expected to be back in court early next year.
McCloud, Ok – High winds fueled fires across Kansas and Oklahoma. A fire burned in Elk County, Kansas for eight hours on Tuesday. The fire brought out fire crews from Labette and Montgomery Counties to help battle the blaze. A fire in McCloud, Oklahoma threatened nearby homes, but none were burned. The McCloud Fire Department believes the fire was started by a sparking power line.
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