Lieutenant John M. Brown

Lieutenant John M. Brown

Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, Tribal Police

End of Watch Sunday, December 28, 1845

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John M. Brown

Lieutenant Brown was stabbed to death in retaliation for the shooting death of an outlaw the previous year. Lieutenant Brown and other tribal police were attempting to arrest several members of an outlaw gang when a shootout erupted. One of the leaders of the gang was killed. A friend of the man located Lieutenant Brown and stabbed him to death.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Not available

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