Sunday, April 24, 2011
Adrienne's Mother Seeks to Join Busch Wrongful-Death Lawsuit.
The mother of deceased Adrienne Martin, girlfriend to former Anheuser Busch executive August A. Busch IV is seeking to to join the existing wrongful-death suit with an agreement already of $1.5 million. This update was reported Sunday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Martin's mother, Christine Trampler of Ozark, Mo filed a motion Wednesday to intervene on behalf of Martin's surviving son, 8-year-old Blake Martin of Cape Girardeau, Mo. His father, who has full custody of the boy settled with Busch for the specified amount, though the settlement still needs court approval. The case is in the Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court. Martin's estranged father, George "Larry" Eby of Springfield, Mo has previously filed a similar motion. Martin's …
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
August A. Busch IV Agrees to Wrongful Death Settlement with Adrienne Martin's Family.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Ex Anheuser Busch executive August A. Busch IV has agreed to pay $1.5 million in order to settle a wrongful death suit in the accidental drug overdose case of his former girlfriend Adrienne Martin according to a story in today's St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A lawsuit was filed last month on behalf of Martin's surviving son eight year old Blake Alexander Martin of Cape Girardeau. The suit alleges that Busch was negligent in the death of Adrienne Martin, 27 at his mansion in Huntleigh. A motion for judicial approval was filed Friday in court in Cape Girardeau where the son and his father live. The matter is a settled agreement between Busch and Dr. Kevin Martin, the ex husband of Adrienne Martin. Adrienne Martin's father,George "Larry" Eby is …
Friday, February 11, 2011
Bob McCulloch, St. Louis County prosecutor, cites lack of evidence.
Case closed: Bob McCulloch, St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, announced at a press conference Thursday afternoon that no charges will be filed in the accidental drug overdose Dec. 19 that killed Adrienne Martin, 27, of St. Charles. Upon reviewing the police investigation and toxicology report from the St. Louis County medical examiner's office, authorities were left with questions about the aspiring model's death at the Huntleigh estate of August Busch IV, but nowhere else to go for answers. "We reviewed the circumstances and all of the details with an intent to be as deliberate as possible," McCulloch, with Frontenac Police Chief Thomas Becker at his side, told print and broadcast personnel gathered in the lobby of the Buzz Westfall …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
St. Louis County prosecutor's office continues investigating death of Busch IV's girlfriend.
An accidental oxycodone overdose killed Adrienne Martin, the St. Louis County medical examiner's office revealed Wednesday, according to local and national print and broadcast reports. St. Louis County forensics administrator Suzanne McCune said the full report from Martin's toxicology exam wouldn't be released until the prosecuting attorney's investigation is complete, according to the Associated Press. She would not say whether other drugs were found in Martin's system, the AP reported. Martin, 27, of St. Charles, girlfriend of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV, was pronounced dead early Dec. 19 at Busch's estate in Huntleigh. This statement was released on ksdk.com: "Saint Louis County's Office of the Medical Examiner has …
Monday, February 7, 2011
Dangerous drugs present in Adrienne Martin's blood, according to toxicology report.
St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch is reviewing the facts surrounding the Dec. 19 death of Adrienne N. Martin, 27, at August Busch IV's estate to determine whether any charges are warranted. According to a statement Monday afternoon from McCulloch's office: "The investigation is ongoing, and we hope to have something in the very near future." Beyond that, the P.A.'s office was mum. Meanwhile, the medical examiner refused Monday to comment on a cause of death, according to KMOX Radio. KMOX reported that no one is commenting on whether drugs were the cause of Martin’s death, how she got them or whether anyone might face charges. St. Louis County Medical Examiner Dr. Mary Case said she won’t release the cause of death "…
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Patch has published the 911 call released by Frontenac Police.
Adrienne N. Martin's funeral took place at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, MO on Thursday afternoon. Her obituary, published in the Springfield News-Leader Dec. 26, called the service "A Celebration of Adrienne's Life." Martin lived at New Town St. Charles. Martin, 27, had been working on a master's degree in Art Therapy Counseling at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Gussie Klorer, director of Graduate Art Therapy Counseling, said in an e-mail he preferred not to be interviewed for a story, but added, "it is important for people to know that Adrienne was a very bright, caring individual, full of life and compassion. Her classmates and professors are grieving the loss." Meanwhile, Patch has published the audio …
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Questions on the delays in reporting the discovery of her body still unanswered.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Frontenac police are waiting on a report from the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's office on the death of Adrienne N. Martin, 27, of St. Charles. The wait could last as long as six weeks. Martin was the girlfriend of August A. Busch IV, former president of Anheuser Busch. Her body was discovered at his Huntleigh estate on South Lindbergh Dec. 19. The City of Frontenac has a contract to provide police coverage of homes in Huntleigh. An autopsy did not reveal a cause of Martin's death, said St. Louis County Chief Medical Examiner Mary Case. There were no signs of trauma or other obvious causes, Case said. According to a St. Louis Post Dispatch article, Martin's ex-husband, Kevin Martin, a physician with a practice in Cape Girardeau, …
Monday, December 27, 2010
Adrienne Martin's obituary in Springfield, Mo. newspaper mentions Busch.
A newspaper obituary for Adrienne N. Martin, who died Dec. 19 at the Huntleigh home of August Busch IV, calls Busch "the love of her life." The obituary appeared in Martin's hometown newspaper, the Springfield News-Leader. The Frontenac Police Department is continuing its probe into the 27-year-old's death. Martin was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m. last Sunday at the home the former president of Anheuser-Busch. The house is located behind locked gates in the 2800 block of South Lindbergh. The first release of the 911 call was by e-mail on Thursday. Operator: Emergency 911. Caller: Yeah, we need an ambulance at 2032 South Lindbergh. Operator: OK, is that a residence or a business? Caller: Residence. Operator: OK, what's the problem? …