Chief of Police Ed Mumby

Chief of Police Ed Mumby

New Salem Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, July 11, 1953

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Ed Mumby

Chief Ed Mumby was shot and killed after responding to a dispute over a 1-cent tax on soda. When Chief mumby arrived the suspect held him at gunpoint. The suspect then forced Chief Mumby into his car.

After driving for about 10 miles the suspect shot and killed Chief Mumby and dumped his body on the side of the road. The suspect fled to South Dakota where he was captured.

The suspect pled guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 30 years

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Rest in peace Chief Mumby. Killed over a penny tax? Always a hero!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 20, 2020

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