Marion County Prosecutor Found Dead Saturday [updated]
Marion County Prosecutor David Clayton was found dead Saturday.
Marion County Coroner Rich Jones confirmed Clayton's death and says Hannibal Police are investigating. A press release from Hannibal Police Monday morning indicates a death investigation is underway. and that there is no reason to believe foul play is involved. Police say Clayton's body was found by a family member at his residence on Roosevelt Drive. Jones says he cannot comment further. Clayton was appointed to a vacancy in that position on January 30, 2014. Clayton lost a re-election bid to Luke Bryant on November 6th.
Funeral services for David Nicoll Clayton, 46, of Hannibal are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal. A Life Celebration visitation for David Clayton is 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.