City Marshal Isaac H. Mitchell

City Marshal Isaac H. Mitchell

Huntington Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 27, 1876

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Isaac H. Mitchell

City Marshal Isaac Mitchell was shot and killed as he and a stable owner attempted to arrest a horse thief.

The subject who shot him was arrested, but forcibly removed from the city jail and lynched by an angry mob.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Lynched

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice, and rest in peace always knowing that you will always be remembered.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 27, 2020

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