Chief of Police Page Campbell Marstiller

Chief of Police Page Campbell Marstiller

Elkins Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1902

Page Campbell Marstiller

Chief of Police Page Marstiller was shot and killed while escorting a prisoner to the South Elkins City Jail.

Upon arrival at the jail the subject produced a pistol and shot Chief Marstiller, killing him instantly. A posse, which was quickly formed, tracked down and captured the suspect.

Chief Marstiller's killer, a 21 year-old man, was hanged for his murder June 5th, 1903.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Executed in 1903

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Chief Page Marstiller was my great - grandfather. Wish I could of met him.

sheryl huffman
Great-granddaughter

January 27, 2016

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