City Marshal Arthur D. "Doc" Arnett

City Marshal Arthur D. "Doc" Arnett

McLoud Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, April 21, 1911

Arthur D. "Doc" Arnett

Marshal Arnett was shot and killed while making his rounds. He noticed an open cellar door on a general store and went to investigate. He located two men inside the cellar and ordered them to come out. As the second man exited he opened fire on the marshal, killing him. Both men were arrested and charged with murder.

Marshal Arnett had served with the agency for only 3 months. He was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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One of those five children you left behind was Irving, my dear grandpa. He was 10 when your life was taken. Thanks for your service and thanks for the best grandpa a girl could ask for!

Meredith Lee Kester
Great-granddaughter

May 30, 2013

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