LONEDELL, Mo. — Michael T. Wieners, a little bit of a legend on this a part of rural Franklin County for twice being cleared of killing associates who changed into undesirable intruders of a ramshackle trailer house close to right here, has died.
Wieners, 61, died Dec. 7, based on courtroom information. Phrase of his demise didn’t unfold till latest weeks, mentioned associates and acquaintances. On Friday, his daughter, Brandi, confirmed her father died within the hospital of stage 4 bone most cancers. She mentioned they’d reconnected in recent times, after he was absent most of her childhood.
“He needed to make up for on a regular basis he wasn’t there,” Brandi, 27, of St. Louis, mentioned her father advised her.
For years, Michael Wieners labored as a mover. He cherished to fish and social gathering. He was identified by legislation enforcement because the sort of one that skated near the sting of going to jail, however by no means did.
“Medicine and consuming trigger anyone to make dangerous choices,” his daughter mentioned.
In Franklin County alone, his identify seems in sheriff’s reviews greater than 80 instances, both for complaints towards him, as a witness or for his arrest. After three DWI arrests within the St. Louis area, charging paperwork referred to him as an “aggravated offender.”
Requested in regards to the previous DWIs in recent times, Wieners advised the Submit-Dispatch that he didn’t recall them. Requested about rising up in Baden, on St. Louis’ north aspect, he mentioned, it was “horrible.” He moved to rural Missouri to get away from metropolis life. Drama adopted him there.