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City Marshal George Brenner | Wellington Police Department, Ohio Wellington Police Department, Ohio

City Marshal

George Brenner

Wellington Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 17, 1883

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Died in prison

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City Marshal George Brenner was shot and killed by an 18 year-old youth whom he attempted to stop and question on a local street shortly after midnight. Unbeknownst to Marshal Brenner the suspect, along with another youth, had just burglarized the near-by office of the W. and L.E. Railroad Depot.

The suspect, who was apprehended a short time later, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on December 20, 1883. He died in prison March 23, 1895.

Marshal Benner was a Civil War veteran.

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Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio
July 17, 2016


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