Michael Langsdorf Biography
Michael Langsdorf was a North County Police Cooperative officer, who Shot Dead while responding to a Bad Check Call.
Birthdate, Age, wife & Family
Michael Langsdorf was born on 11 April 1979 and killed on 23 June 2019. He has died at the age of 40. He is the father of two children’s.
Michael Langsdorf Killer / Death Details
He was killed inside a Wellston market on Sunday afternoon, while he responding to a call for somebody trying to cash a bad check. He was a North County Police Cooperative officer who had been employed by the department for three months but worked for another department for 17 years.
The shooting happened in the 6200 blocks of Page Avenue, at the Clay’s Wellston Food Market, shortly after 4:30 p.m. The officer was rushed to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Bonette Meeks was named by authorities as to the suspect accused of shooting to death Michael Langsdorf, a police officer with the North County Police Cooperative.
Police have not yet given additional details. However, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that surveillance video shows Langsdorf holding the suspect “by the arm,” and then throwing him to the ground when he tried to leave. The suspect had a gun, they struggled, and then the suspect fired at close range when Langsdorf was on his knees, according to the newspaper.
Chief John Buchannan confirmed the death of the officer and said the suspect was in custody. “We recovered the weapon,” he said. The suspect was named as Bonette Meeks.
The governor of Missouri, Mike Parson offered a tribute, writing on Facebook, “Today, North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf was shot and killed responding to a call at a Wellston business. Our prayers go out to his family and fellow officers. Officer Langsdorf was bravely carrying out his oath to serve #NeverForget.”