The city of Overland settles wrongful death lawsuit for $90,000

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OVERLAND, Mo. - The city of Overland has settled a wrongful death lawsuit over the death of a man in police custody.

29-year-old Brian Strothkamp was in handcuffs but managed to jump out of a moving police car in 2015 on I-170 near Olive Boulevard.

He died the next day.

According to our partners at the  Post-Dispatch, his parents sued and won $90,000.

The officer involved was dropped from the lawsuit as part of the settlement.

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