Undersheriff Edward Metz

Undersheriff Edward Metz

Reno County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, January 7, 1901

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Edward Metz

Undersheriff Metz was killed after being run over by a Missouri Pacific passenger train. Undersheriff Metz was boarding the train for Wellington where he was to testify in a horse thief trial. His body was found with his legs and hand severed. Although there were signs of a struggle it is not known for sure whether his death was accidental or a result of a crime.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in Peace, Undersheriff Metz. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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