Sheriff S. Marion Bliss

Sheriff S. Marion Bliss

Carbon County Sheriff's Office, Utah

End of Watch Monday, April 23, 1945

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S. Marion Bliss

Sheriff Bliss was accidentally shot and killed by a posse member while attempting to arrest a murder suspect near Price, Utah. As Sheriff Bliss approached the suspect he was shot in the chest by a posse member who accidentally fired his weapon. The murder suspect was shot and killed in a shootout one hour later.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Sheriff Bliss,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Marion County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 23, 2020

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