Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Winfield
County: Cowley
Death Date: 9/2/1892
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
A citizen reported to Office Fulton that a George Killion was whipping his wife and disturbing the peace. When Fulton arrived at the location, Killion jumped from a window in an attempt to escape, but he was caught by the officer. A struggle ensued during which Fulton struck Killion with his cane. Witnesses reported that Killion’s wife seized Fulton’s gun and gave it to her husband who then shot and killed Officer Fulton.