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City Marshal Robert C. Coulter

City Marshal Robert C. Coulter of the Farmington Police Department was shot and mortally wounded by a man he attempted to arrest on a warrant for disturbing the peace.

After the suspect shot Marshal Coulter twice in the stomach, he ran up the street and shot and killed the local justice of the peace. A mob of angry citizens shot and killed the suspect. Marshal Coulter died two days later.

E.O.W. December 21, 1902

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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 10-09-2006 (JLR)