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*Please Note: The cases listed below are within Buchanan County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.
Patrolman Pitt McClellan Doxsie
October 26, 1897
On Tuesday, October 26, 1897, Patrolman Pitt McClellan Doxie, 34, was shot and killed in Independence, Iowa during a gunfight with two thieves.
Age at Report: 57
Missing From: Why, AZ, and Independence, IA (Buchanan County)
Investigating Agency: Independence Police Department
Missing Since: January 1, 1996
Robert Bresson was reported missing from Why, Arizona (Pima County) to the Independence, Iowa, Police Department on January 14, 1997. He was last seen alive January 1, 1996.