Chief Paul Herman Mueller

Chief Paul Herman Mueller

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 20 Mar 1981 (aged 38)
West Fork, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Burial West Fork, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 49599333 · View Source
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Son of R H and Mable C Bueller, Husband of Myrrah Harris, married 1/4/69. Killed in the line of duty as the West Fork Police Chief 3/20/1981Paul Mueller was the Chief of Police in West Fork, Arkansas. He served six years for the Police Force, dying in the line of duty at age 38. Chief Mueller pulled a car over on Highway 71. He suspected the driver being drunk behind the wheel. The car contained two occupants, who had just robbed the Pizza Hut in Fayetteville, Arkansas by gunpoint. Both suspects had a criminal history, one suspect had just been released from a Federal Penitentiary. While approaching the Vehicle, both suspects opened fire, striking him in the chest. Chief Mueller was still able to return fire and kill one of the suspects. The second suspect fled, but was shot and killed several days later in a shootout with Police Officers.


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  • Created by: TS Lundberg (Sternburg)
  • Added: 12 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49599333
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chief Paul Herman Mueller (27 Aug 1942–20 Mar 1981), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49599333, citing West Fork Cemetery, West Fork, Washington County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by TS Lundberg (Sternburg) (contributor 46889000) .