Robert S. Walton

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Minidoka County Sheriff's Office
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Cause of Death: 
Gunfire
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Thursday, March 8, 1934

Sheriff Walton was shot once in the heart by LeRoy Utley, as he responded to a disturbance call at his home. Utley also killed his brother-in-law & wounded his mother during the altercation.  He was captured the following day & committed suicide in his jail cell after giving a complete confession.