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Jun. 15, 1892
Caucasian Male / 63 yrs. of age
Baxter County Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Wed. Jun. 15, 1892
Sheriff Abraham Byler was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a murder suspect in Gassville. The suspect opened fire on Sheriff Byler with a rifle and then fled to Georgia. He was never apprehended or tried for Sheriff Byler's murder.
Sheriff Byler was the first sheriff of Baxter County. He was survived by his wife and children