City Marshal Evan Yoakum

City Marshal Evan Yoakum

Fall River Marshal's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, April 5, 1930

Evan Yoakum

Marshal Yoakum was shot and killed by a drunk man he had ordered out of town earlier in the evening. The man returned with a double-barreled shotgun. When Marshal Yoakum was notified of the man's return he met the man in a city street. The two exchanged fire and Marshal Yoakum was killed.

The 60-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison March 24, 1956.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in Peace, Marshal Yoakum. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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