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Night Marshal John Kerr Myers | Stuart Police Department, Iowa Stuart Police Department, Iowa

Night Marshal

John Kerr Myers

Stuart Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 30, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 70

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Night Marshal John Myers was shot and killed when he interrupted the burglary of a bank in Stuart.

He had discovered five men inside of the First National Bank after they blew open the bank's vault. He exchanged shots with them as they attempted to flee. Marshal Myers was struck three times and bled to death as a result of his wounds.

The subjects fled back to Des Moines where their stolen vehicle was located. The subject identified as Marshal Myers' killer was apprehended in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 1923.

Marshal Myers had served with the Stuart Police Department for several years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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Marshal Myers,
On today, the 95th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stuart.


United States Border Patrol
March 30, 2016


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