Carlos Boles

Crime Scene Photo
6:04 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

Judge: police must turn over some records in crime scene photo investigation

Crime scene tape blocked off the area involved in a March 8 shootout in St. Louis. A cell phone photo of the body of Carlos Boles, the man killed in the shootout, is the subject of an investigation.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

A federal judge has ruled that four St. Louis police officers must turn over some personal cell phone records as part of the department's investigation into who forwarded the photo of a man killed in a shootout with law enforcement earlier this month.

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Crime Scene Photo
3:04 pm
Tue March 29, 2011

5 officers involved in crime scene photo scandal

Crime scene tape blocks off the area involved in a March 8 shootout in St. Louis. A cell phone photo of the body of Carlos Boles, the man killed in the shootout, is the subject of an investigation.
Rachel Lippmann St. Louis Public Radio

Attorneys say five St. Louis police officers have now admitted to sharing a graphic cell phone photo of the body of a man killed in a March 8 shootout with authorities.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that revelation came Tuesday during a federal court hearing.

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Crime Scene Photo
5:52 pm
Mon March 21, 2011

St. Louis police officer implicated in taking Boles crime scene photo, releasing it

The St. Louis Police Department has announced a police officer has been implicated in the release of a photo of the body of Carlos Boles. Boles (pictured) was killed in a shootout earlier this month in which a U.S. Marshal was also killed, at Boles' hand.
(UPI/Missouri Department of Corrections)

A St. Louis police officer has been implicated in taking and releasing a photo of a suspect killed in a shoot-out with law enforcement officials.

Carlos Boles shot and killed a federal marshal, injured another marshal and a St. Louis police officer as they attempted to take him into custody on a warrant earlier this month.

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Crime scene photo
3:40 pm
Wed March 16, 2011

Isom: Carlos Boles picture "completely inappropriate"

The St. Louis Police Department is investigating how a photo of the body of Carlos Boles ended up on the Internet. Boles, 35, shot and killed a U.S. Marshal who was trying to arrest him. Boles was also killed in the shootout.
(UPI/Missouri Department of Correction)

St. Louis police chief Dan Isom is apologizing for a leakedĀ  photo from a south St. Louis crime scene that shows the body of 35-year-old Carlos Boles.

"It's completely inappropriate for that to have occurred," Isom said after today's meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners. "And we apologize certainly in advanceĀ  if it's anything that our officers have done. As soon as we learned about it, we started an internal investigation."

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