Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Convicted of manslaughter
Detective Wayne McClelland was struck and killed by a drunk driver on I-55, near Green Park Road.
He had just pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation and was returning to his patrol car when the drunk driver struck him. The driver fled the scene but was arrested a short time later and convicted of manslaughter.
Detective McClelland was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the St. Louis County Police Department for nine years.