Robbery suspects murder Kent town marshal Harry E. Miller on April 10, 1908.

  • By David Wilma
  • Posted 5/17/2002
  • Essay 3797
On April 10, 1908, three armed robbery suspects murder the Kent town marshal, Harry E. Miller. A posse of citizens capture the killers after a gun battle. All the robbers are sentenced to life imprisonment. (Kent is a King County community located 15 miles southeast of Seattle.)

Sources: Rae Anna Victor, Century of Honor: Excellence and Valor in Washington State Law Enforcement (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books, 2000), 183-184.

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