Type of Officer: City Marshal
Jurisdiction: Hugoton
County: Stevens
Death Date: 10/15/1931
Added to Memorial: 1988
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Marshal Newman arrested one H. L. McBee for public drunkenness as he was on a general rampage around town. On the way to the jail, McBee wrestled Newman’s gun from him and shot him in the abdomen. He died three days later.