COLUMBIA — The Boone County Sheriff’s Department ended its search for former MU football player Zack Abron on Wednesday when he turned himself in to deputies on charges of first-degree child endangerment and second-degree assault, Detective Tom O’Sullivan said.
Boone County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Belleview Drive around 4 p.m. Sunday for a domestic disturbance report. At the residence, a woman reported that Abron had assaulted her but left before officers arrived. They have been searching for Abron since.
Abron is also is accused of violating one ex-parte order on two occasions, O’Sullivan said.
The 33-year-old former running back played at MU during the 2000-03 seasons. During his senior year, Abron rushed for more than 1,100 yards and scored 14 touchdowns. For his career with MU, he rushed for nearly 3,200 yards and scored 42 touchdowns.
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