Police Officer Marion Ross

Police Officer Marion Ross

Manhattan Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, March 10, 1918

Marion Ross

Officer Ross was killed when he was assaulted while attempting to arrest a man for drunk in public in a city park in Aggieville. During the arrest one of the man's friends attacked Officer Ross and beat him severely. Officer Ross succumbed to his wounds before arriving at the local hospital.

Officer Ross' killer was found guilty of murder in the first degree, the first man convicted of murder in the first degree in Riley County.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Convicted of First-Degree Murder

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Rest in Peace, Officer Ross. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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