Town Marshal B. M. Millstead

Town Marshal B. M. Millstead

Richton Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, April 17, 1920

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B. M. Millstead

Town Marshal B.M. Millstead was shot and killed while escorting a sheriff's deputy home.

The deputy had just been assaulted and beaten by a group of men. The men then attacked and shot Marshal Millstead. Seven subjects were arrested in connection with his murder. The man who shot him was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Marshal Millstead was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 17, 2020

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