Son of James Martin and Huldah (Tichenor) Casebier
Contributed by Gary Powell. #47124408
Town Marshal Sam Casebier was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a man who had interfered in another arrest.
Marshal Casebier was attempting to arrest a drunk and disorderly man when the second subject pulled out a large dirk. Upon seeing the knife Marshal Casebier informed the man he was under arrest as well. As he the marshal grabbed his arm he was stabbed several times in the upper body.
The suspect was taken into custody. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years in prison.