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Sheriff Chalmus Lee Blum | Audrain County Sheriff's Department, Missouri Audrain County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

Sheriff

Chalmus Lee Blum

Audrain County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, February 10, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: executed

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Sheriff Blum was shot and killed while investigating a report of a drunk and disorderly man. Sheriff Blum was killed near the railroad tracks, not very far from the site of the current jail. Sheriff Blum

Immediately after the murder of Sheriff Blum, his brother was sworn in as the new Sheriff. Sheriff Blum's killer was granted a change of venue to Montgomery County. He was tried, found guilty, sentenced to death, and hung in Montgomery County.

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