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Chief of Police Page Campbell Marstiller | Elkins Police Department, West Virginia Elkins Police Department, West Virginia

Chief of Police

Page Campbell Marstiller

Elkins Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch: Friday, April 11, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Executed in 1903

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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.

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

sheryl huffman
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January 27, 2016

 

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