Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Town Marshal Clarence Kistner was shot and killed with his own weapon while struggling with a man suspected of drunken driving outside of a tavern in Farmersburg.
While assisting other officers, the 37-year-old suspect was able to gain control of Marshal Kistner's gun and shot him.
The suspect was then taken into custody by a deputy who was also struggling with the man. He was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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