LEADWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The police chief in the southeast Missouri town of Leadwood has died. Dale Newman died Wednesday night of an apparent heart attack. He was 47. Mayor Dennis Parks confirmed Newman's death yesterday. Parks says Newman was not on duty at the time of his death.
The mayor’s office said Newman was working his secondary job at a UPS facility when he died.
Sergeant Chris Overmann is serving as the acting chief for Leadwood.