After shooting the marshal, the hobos escaped and are believed to have boarded a train for the Twin Cities. Residents heard shots about 3 a.m., but paid little attention to them. Three hours later, the body of the marshal was found near the depot with a shot through his chest. In his hand he clutched an empty revolver.
The Bemidji Daily Pioneer; “South Haven Marshall Killed by Two Hobos”; November 23, 1922, p. 1.
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