August 16, 2013 8:10 PM

Missouri law on protecting property faces test in river float trip shooting

James Crocker was protecting himself –– and his property –– when he shot and killed a man who was part of a Meramec River float trip party, Crocker’s attorney said Friday at a preliminary hearing. Crocker, 59, is accused of killing Paul Dart Jr., 48, of Robertsville, Mo.

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