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Mehlville donates $20,000 to BackStoppers in memory of alumni Officer Langsdorf

Mehlville donates $20,000 to BackStoppers in memory of alumni Officer Langsdorf

August 16, 2019

Mehlville High School fired up the grills July 27 for the school’s BBQing for BackStoppers event to honor Officer Michael Langsdorf, an alumnus of Mehlville High School, class of 1997, who died in the line of duty in June. Mehlville School District representatives presented $20,000 to BackStopp...

Mehlville students raise money for BackStoppers at summer session

Mehlville students raise money for BackStoppers at summer session

July 10, 2019

The students and staff of the Mehlville School District’s Summer Session raised more than $2,000 June 27 for BackStoppers. The elementary schools held a ‘PJs for Police’ fundraiser, and middle-school students did a Hats on for Police fundraiser. At Mehlville High School, students had a friendly fu...

Officer Langsdorf remembered at funeral as a hero and ‘amazing father’

Residents and emergency first-responders from across the St. Louis region came out to pay their respects to North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf during his funeral procession from the Cathedral Basilica to Resurrection Cemetery in Affton Monday, July 1. Langsdorf was fatally shot June 23 while responding to a call about a bad check at a Wellston Food Market. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com To his family members and colleagues, Officer Michael Langsdorf could be described as nothing short of a hero who cared deeply for the people around him. The funeral for the 40-year-old North County Police Cooperative officer and South Coun...

Man sitting outside during officer’s killing is also charged with murder

Kawyn Smith

July 3, 2019

A second man faces a murder charge for the killing of North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said Tuesday. Kawyn Smith, 58, of the 4500 block of Red Bud in St. Louis, is charged with second-degree murder because he gave two bad checks ...

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

June 25, 2019

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a ca...

Police officer fatally shot in North County was from South County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference in June. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 24, 2019

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference Monday, with county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell pictured in the background. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, a South County nativ...

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