Village Marshal Murray Wilson Griffin

Village Marshal Murray Wilson Griffin

Belle Center Village Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, July 5, 1986

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Murray Wilson Griffin

Village Marshal Murray Griffin was shot and killed with his own weapon after he responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home on Main Street.

Other responding officers found him shot to death and the female complainant stabbed to death. A suspect was arrested approximately four years later but all charges were dropped and no new charges were ever filed.

Marshal Griffin had served with the Bell Center Village Police Department for 25 years. He was a veteran of WWII and is buried in Fair View Cemetery, Belle Center, Ohio.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Case never solved


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