Police Abuse

Officer Faces Charges in Death of Elderly Man

Tough guy


William P. McKinney, the former Buckner police officer who is facing charges in the death of a 62-year-old Buckner resident, made his first appearance in Franklin County Circuit Court on Monday.

McKinney is charged with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery of a senior citizen and official misconduct in the death of Roy D. Barnhart who died July 7, five days after McKinney arrested him.

McKinney was advised of his rights and an arraignment hearing was set for August 14 at 1:30 p.m.

(H/T sloopyinca)