Buchanan County in Iowa

Buchanan County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Buchanan County, IA

*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.


Fallen OfficerHomicide
Patrolman Pitt McClellan Doxsie
34 YOA
Independence, IA
Buchanan County
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.

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