Night Marshal Virgil Paul Untied

Night Marshal Virgil Paul Untied

Minburn Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Monday, July 27, 1931

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Virgil Paul Untied

Night Marshal Virgil Untied was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three robbery suspects.

He was on foot patrol when he spotted the three robbing a grocery store. He was shot as he attempted to arrest them. The suspects fled the scene and were never apprehended.

Marshal Untied was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 23, 1931
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Marshal Untied,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Minburn.


United States Border Patrol

July 27, 2021

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