Assistant City Marshal Herbert Bronson

Assistant City Marshal Herbert Bronson

Charleston Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, May 16, 1874

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Herbert Bronson

Assistant City Marshal Herbert Bronson was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a man who was causing a disturbance.

The man stabbed Assistant Marshal Bronson in the chest with a knife, killing him. The subject was arrested a short time later.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Arrested


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