Adrienne Martin http://news.stlpublicradio.org en $1.75M Settlement Reached In August Busch IV Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/175m-settlement-reached-august-busch-iv-case <p>Former beer baron August Busch IV has agreed to pay $1.75 million to settle <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wrongful-death-suit-filed-against-august-busch-iv">a wrongful death lawsuit</a> over his former girlfriend's accidental drug overdose death.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 18:47:52 +0000 The Associated Press 5930 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org $1.75M Settlement Reached In August Busch IV Case Judge Denies Deposition Request in Martin Wrongful Death Hearing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-denies-deposition-request-martin-wrongful-death-hearing <p><em>Jacob McCleland contributed reporting from Cape Girardeau.</em></p><p>A Cape Girardeau judge denied a deposition request on Tuesday in the wrongful death hearing of Adrienne Martin, the 27-year-old woman who died of a drug overdose in August Busch IV’s mansion in 2010.</p><p>Martin’s mother, Christine Trampler, requested depositions of Busch and three others. &nbsp;But Judge William Syler denied her request because it would further drag out the year-and-a-half old case.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:43:19 +0000 KRCU 5219 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge Denies Deposition Request in Martin Wrongful Death Hearing Judge blocks settlement in death at Busch home http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-blocks-settlement-death-busch-home <p>A judge in Cape Girardeau has postponed approval of a $1.5 million settlement in a woman&#39;s death at the home of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV.</p><p>Busch had offered the settlement to<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wrongful-death-suit-filed-against-august-busch-iv"> a lawsuit filed</a> by the ex-husband of Adrienne Martin, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-says-adrienne-martin-died-accidental-overdose">who died of a drug overdose Dec. 19</a> in Busch&#39;s mansion near St. Louis.</p> Wed, 11 May 2011 15:08:56 +0000 The Associated Press 1214 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge blocks settlement in death at Busch home Morning headlines: Friday, April 1, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-april-1-2011 <p><strong>Martin Family Files Suit Against August Busch IV</strong></p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:30:57 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & KRCU 856 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, April 1, 2011 Wrongful death suit filed against August Busch IV http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wrongful-death-suit-filed-against-august-busch-iv <p>A wrongful death suit has been filed against August Busch IV on behalf of the son of Busch&#39;s deceased girlfriend, Adrienne Martin, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_627f696c-5bba-11e0-8947-00127992bc8b.html">reports</a>.</p><p>According to the newspaper:</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:31:04 +0000 Kelsey Proud 845 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wrongful death suit filed against August Busch IV Morning headlines: Coleman trial postponed, STL city leaders blasting Nixon, no charges in Martin overdose death, IL Gov Quinn releases docs on budget cuts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-coleman-trial-postponed-stl-city-leaders-blasting-nixon-no-charges-martin <ul><li><a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/illinois/article_0835627b-718c-5588-b7a5-081947ca9183.html">According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a>, a judge has postponed the trial of Christopher Coleman, who's accused of killing his wife and sons. His defense lawyers asserted they needed more time to examine DNA evidence. Jury selection in the trial was to begin Tuesday. On Thursday, the judge also denied a defense effort to exclude Coleman's taped six-hour interview with Columbia police on May 5, 2009, the day the bodies were found in the family's home. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:32:07 +0000 Julie Bierach 512 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Coleman trial postponed, STL city leaders blasting Nixon, no charges in Martin overdose death, IL Gov Quinn releases docs on budget cuts Report says Adrienne Martin died of accidental overdose http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-says-adrienne-martin-died-accidental-overdose <p><strong>Updated 3:29 p.m. Feb. 10, 2011:</strong></p><p>Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced today that Martin had lethal levels of both oxycodone and cocaine in her blood when she died, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_bd7de4ec-3554-11e0-aeea-00127992bc8b.html">reports</a>. He said that neither Martin nor Busch had a prescription for the oxycodone.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:29:48 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 494 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report says Adrienne Martin died of accidental overdose Morning headlines: Mo. preparing for execution, Ill. cities deplete snow budgets, cocaine and oxydone found in Adrienne Martin's blood http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-mo-preparing-execution-ill-cities-deplete-snow-budgets-cocaine-and-oxydone <UL> <LI>Missouri prison officials are preparing for the state's first execution in almost two years. Martin Link is scheduled to die by lethal injection shortly after midnight Wednesday. Link received the death penalty after being convicted for the kidnapping, rape and murder of 11-year-old Elissa Self in 1991. The state will use the last of its supply of sodium thiopental in the execution. Sodium thiopental is an anesthetic and the first of three drugs used in Missouri's lethal injection process. Mon, 07 Feb 2011 15:22:22 +0000 Julie Bierach 472 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Mo. preparing for execution, Ill. cities deplete snow budgets, cocaine and oxydone found in Adrienne Martin's blood Report on Adrienne Martin could come this week http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-adrienne-martin-could-come-week <p>Toxicology results for Adrienne Martin are back, but officials with the <a href="http://www.stlouisco.com/HealthandWellness/MedicalExaminer">St. Louis County Medical Examiner</a>'s office are still evaluating those results as they try to determine what killed her.</p><p>Martin was the girlfriend of former <a href="http://www.anheuser-busch.com/">Anheuser-Busch</a> CEO August Busch IV. She was <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/young-woman-found-dead-home-former-busch-ceo">found dead at his estate on Dec. 19</a>.</p> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 17:05:55 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 431 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report on Adrienne Martin could come this week