Town Marshal Luther C. Kennedy

Town Marshal Luther C. Kennedy

Proctorville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 1916

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Luther C. Kennedy

Town Marshal Luther Kennedy was beaten to death by five men he was attempting to arrest for disorderly conduct. All five suspects were apprehended.

Three suspects were charged with second degree murder. The other two were charged with aiding and abetting in the murder.


  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Apprehended

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Town Marshal Luther C. Kennedy of the Proctorville Police Department, Ohio and the additional 82 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 29, 2022

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