Charges filed in April hit and run killing in Grandview

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Charges have been filed in the death of a Grandview  man struck by a driver in a hit and run Saturday April 13, 2019.

Grandview police said Erick McDonough died the following Monday morning from injuries sustained in the incident.

Joshua D. Brooks faces 1st Degree Murder, Armed Criminal Action, Tampering with Physical  Evidence and Leaving the Scene of an Accident charges.  His wife Cassie D. Brooks faces Tampering with Evidence charge.

The incident was reported at 3:30 p.m. April 13, 2019  at the intersection of 2nd Street and 3rd Street.  He had been run over by a vehicle and had suffered extensive injuries.  According to court documents detectives confirmed, after a  crash reconstruction, that the victim had been run over intentionally and left in the grassy area where he was struck. Witnesses told police that the Joshua and Cassie Brooks had issues with the victim and that a truck was missing.  Police also found a part from the vehicle that struck the victim.  The truck was located in Holden, MO and it was determined that the part found at the scene matched the truck found in Holden, MO.

Prosecutors have requested a $250,000 bond for Joshua Brooks and a $10,000 bond for Cassie Brooks.

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