Office of Prosecuting Attorney
H. Morley Swingle, is an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Boone County, Missouri. He previously served as the Prosecuting Attorney for Cape Girardeau County, as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, as a criminal defense lawyer in Denver, and as a prosecutor in the Armed Offender Unit of the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. He has tried 178 jury trials and has personally handled 111 homicide cases, including several death penalty cases. He has taught at continuing legal education seminars around the country. He has published several books, both fiction and nonfiction, and is a member of Mystery Writers of America.