Man charged with sodomy found dead in his home

4 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Monday, December 01 2014 Dec 1, 2014 Monday, December 01, 2014 3:50:00 PM CST December 01, 2014 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Sheriff's Department said the wife of a man charged with statutory sodomy found him dead Monday morning.

Detective Tom O'Sullivan said the sheriff's department and the Boone County Fire Protection District responded to Don Landers' home around 8 a.m. Monday after his wife found him unresponsive on the couch. Sullivan said medics pronounced Landers dead, and no foul play is suspected.

Landers was charged with second-degree statutory sodomy in November 2014. He was supposed to appear in court Tuesday.

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