Arrest Made in Death of State Trooper

An arrest in the death of a Missouri State trooper.

A 20-year-old who sped away from a Missouri patrol officer on a motorcycle back in August — now charged with second degree murder and other charges. Serghei Pavel Comerzan of Mexico, Missouri arrested in the death of trooper James Bava. The patrol says Comerzan was traveling at 105 mph on a motorcycle, when Trooper Bava attempted to stop him. During the chase Bava left the road, hit a ditch, a fence and trees, then his vehicle caught fire. Comerzan kept going, the 25 year old trooper died. He’s dead, the patrol said, because a young man’s careless behavior on the road.