Bio & Incident Details
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Location: North Dakota
Weapon: Rifle; Mini 14
Offender: Shot and killed
Marshal Kenneth Muir and Deputy Marshal Robert Cheshire were shot and killed in North Dakota while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a man for parole violation and income tax evasion. Three others men with the suspect were involved in the shootout. One was shot and wounded and the other two were apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.
Four months later the suspect shot and killed Sheriff Harold Matthews, of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas. Sheriff Matthews was participating in a raid in an attempt to arrest the man.
Marshal Muir was survived by his wife.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert S. Cheshire, Jr.
Sheriff Harold Gene Matthews