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Dec. 01, 1881
Caucasian Male / 46 yrs. of age
Starr County Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Thu. Dec. 01, 1881
Sheriff Martin and a citizen were shot to death after being ambushed while returning to Rio Grande City after serving citations. The two had been collecting taxes and were murdered in a robbery of the tax proceeds.
Sheriff Martin had served as sheriff for a total of 3.5 years over two different terms. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughte