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Deputy Marshal Columbus Brown | Orleans Police Department, Indiana Orleans Police Department, Indiana

Deputy Marshal

Columbus Brown

Orleans Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 25, 1895

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/23/1895

Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Marshal Columbus Brown died two days after being shot in the abdomen. The suspect was upset with Deputy Marshal Brown for arresting a friend and shot him after exchanging angry words with him.

It was reported that the suspect went to the marshal's office and turned himself into the town's marshal immediately after the shooting. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Marshal Brown was survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Marshal Brown. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 6, 2013


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