Chief of Police Page Campbell Marstiller

Chief of Police Page Campbell Marstiller

Elkins Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1902

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Page Campbell Marstiller

Chief of Police Page Marstiller was shot and killed while escorting a prisoner to the South Elkins City Jail.

Upon arrival at the jail the subject produced a pistol and shot Chief Marstiller, killing him instantly. A posse, which was quickly formed, tracked down and captured the suspect.

Chief Marstiller's killer, a 21 year-old man, was hanged for his murder June 5th, 1903.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Executed in 1903

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Chief Page Marstiller was my great - grandfather. Wish I could of met him.

sheryl huffman

January 27, 2016

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