The parents of Andrew McMorris and members of Shoreham Boy Scout Troop 161 filled a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as Thomas Murphy, the Holbrook man accused of a deadly drunk driving crash two months ago, appeared before Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho.
Community members have probably noticed red bows tied up throughout Wading River and Shoreham. These bows were made by two local women who wanted to honor the memory of Andrew McMorris, the 12-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver following a crash September 30.READ
Dozens of Boy Scouts and their family members representing Troop 161 of Shoreham stood in solidarity inside a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as the man charged with killing a 12-year-old boy in an alleged drunken driving crash was arraigned on a 16-count indictment. READ
The driver responsible for crashing into a group of Boy Scouts and killing a 12-year-old Wading River boy has been indicted on upgraded charges and now faces a top charge of aggravated vehicular homicide, the Suffolk County district attorney announced. READ
That’s how one Eagle Scout described the outpouring of support after 12-year-old Andrew McMorris, a seventh-grader at Albert Prodell Middle School in Shoreham, died Sunday after being struck by an alleged drunken driver while out on a hike with fellow Scouts from Troop 161. READ