Type of Officer: Chief of Police
Jurisdiction: Baxter Springs
County: Cherokee
Death Date: 5/24/1939
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Chief of Police Moyer was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend one Charles Kinzie, an escapee from an insane asylum. The owner of the hotel where Moyer found Kinzie was also wounded and later died from his injuries.