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John Middleton Starnes
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1852
Farley
Platte County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1919
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA


Patrolman Starnes succumbed to wounds received one week earlier while he was attempting to arrest the occupants of a car who had been joyriding through town and had caused a traffic accident. After locating the vehicle Patrolman Starnes jumped on the running board. He was struck on the head with a crankshaft and knocked to the ground. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries seven days later. All five suspects were eventually taken into custody.

Was 66 Years Old 
 
Burial:
Mount Muncie Cemetery
Lansing
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Roanho
Record added: Nov 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80709083
John Middleton Starnes
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John Middleton Starnes
Added by: CButler
 
John Middleton Starnes
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- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
Thanks for your Service- Killed in the Line of Duty!
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 30, 2013
 
 
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