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Grandview couple charged in deadly hit-and-run
A married Grandview couple, Joshua and Cassie Brooks, has been charged in the death of Erick McDonough, who detectives say was intentionally run over April 13 by a truck near 2nd and 3rd streets in Grandview.
TWO PEOPLE HAVE BEENARRESTED IN WHATGRANDVIEW POLICE CALLAN INTENTIONAL HIT ANDRUN THAT KILLED A MANBACK IN APRIL.JOSHUA BROOKS AND HISWIFE CASSIE BROOKSWERE ARRESTED TODAY.EARLIER TONIGHT,STEVEN DIAL TALKED TOFRIENDS OF THE VICTIM.HE FILED THIS REPORTFROM GRANDVIEW.DIAL 0:00-0:11BURGESS 0:48-0:52DIAL 0:54-1:10I TALKED ON THE PHONEWITH SHAWN BURGESS - HEWAS GOOD FRIENDS WITHTHE VICTIM ERICKMCDONOUGH WHO DIED INTHIS AREA IN APRIL.BURGESS TOLD ME HE ISRELIEVED AN ARRESTFINALLY HAPPENED.GRANDVIEW POLICE SAYTHE SUSPECT HAD ISSUESWITH THE VICTIM.INVESTIGATORS SAY THEYFOUND PART OF THEVEHICLE THAT HIT ANDKILLED MCDONOUGH AT THESCENE AND FOUND THEACTUAL VEHICLE IN HOLDENMISSOURI.INVESTIGATORS ARECHARGING JOSHUA BROOKSWITH MURDER ANDCHARGING HIS WIFE WITHEVIDENCE TAMPERING.THIS IS WHATMCDONOUGHS FRIENDSHAWN HAD TO SAY ABOUTHIM WHEN WE LAST 'TALKEDTO HIM ON CAMERA.SHAWN BURGESS"He knew that we were therehis side .just talking to himand telling him just make itthrough.
One more time, justopen your eyes one more timefor us"I TALKED TO JACKSONCOUNTY PROSECUTORJEAN PETERS BAKERTONIGHT.SHE SAID THERE IS NOTMUCH MORE INFO TO SHARETONIGHT.BUT JOSHUA BROOKS ISBEING HELD ON A 250,000BOND AND HIS WIFE CASSIEIS BEING HELD ON A 10THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND.REPORTING, STEVEN DIAL41 ACTION NEWSNEW AT 1