City Marshal William J. Talbott

City Marshal William J. Talbott

La Crosse Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, February 1, 1904

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William J. Talbott

City Marshal William Talbott was shot and killed by a local merchant he was attempting to arrest for public drunkenness. After the shooting the suspect gave himself up and was lodged in the Rush County Jail.

A week later the suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

City Marshal Talbott was survived by his wife and four children. He was a soldier for the north during the last year of the Civil War.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace, City Marshal Talbott. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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