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Sheriff Peter R. Lanahan | Ellis County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Ellis County Sheriff's Office, Kansas


Peter R. Lanahan

Ellis County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 18, 1871

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff Lanahan was shot and killed after being setup following his recent election victory over the incumbent. Several local outlaws staged a fight at a local saloon and when Sheriff Lanahan entered they shot him twice.

One of the suspects was shot and killed by Sheriff Lanahan.

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Rest in Peace, Sheriff Lanahan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014


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