If charges are filed against Rios, Swingle takes over

With more than 20 years of experience, county prosecutor H. Morley Swingle has argued many special cases.
Thursday, June 24, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:55 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Boone County Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton has appointed Cape Girardeau County prosecuting attorney H. Morley Swingle, 49, to prosecute any charges that may be filed against former Columbia police officer Steven Rios in connection with the June 5 death of Jesse Valencia.