Christopher Marks http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Man Gets One Year In Jail For Contributing To Stepson's Drowning http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/man-gets-one-year-jail-contributing-stepsons-drowning <p><em>Updated 3:27 p.m. to correct Combs current age. He is 43 years old.</em></p><p>A man who gave alcohol to minors during an outing along the Meramec&nbsp;River during which one of them drowned will spend a year in jail for his crime.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:57:53 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 28053 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Man Gets One Year In Jail For Contributing To Stepson's Drowning Stepfather Charged With Endangering Child Welfare In Boy's Death http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stepfather-charged-endangering-child-welfare-boys-death <p>The stepfather of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in the Meramec River in August has been charged with seven counts of endangering the welfare of a child after supplying alcohol to seven minors.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:28:34 +0000 The Associated Press 4713 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stepfather Charged With Endangering Child Welfare In Boy's Death Autopsy: Drowning cause of Affton boy's death http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/autopsy-drowning-cause-affton-boys-death <p>An autopsy has determined that a St. Louis County boy found dead in the Meramec River drowned.</p><p>The body of 12-year-old Christopher Marks of Affton was recovered Tuesday afternoon about six miles downstream from where a search began. He <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/searchers-find-body-missing-boy-meramec-river">had been missing since Sunday</a> while on an outing with relatives in a conservation area.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:08:37 +0000 The Associated Press 4287 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Autopsy: Drowning cause of Affton boy's death Searchers find body of missing boy in Meramec River http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/searchers-find-body-missing-boy-meramec-river <p>The St. Louis County Police have confirmed that a body pulled from the Meramec River earlier this afternoon is that of a missing Affton boy.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:45:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4277 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Searchers find body of missing boy in Meramec River