Remembering...

Michael Toohey

Constable

Michael Toohey

Serving with the London Police

6/24/1898

Age: n/a / 3 Children

Michael Toohey was arresting a vagrant, Marion "Pegleg" Brown, in London who shot him twice. At the trial the autopsy revealed that the shot that entered his chest had killed him. Brown who had escaped from jail in Texas, was captured three months later in Washington State. He was returned to London, tried, convicted and hung in the County Court House and jail in London in 1899.


Remembering...

Constable

Michael Toohey

Michael Toohey


Serving with the London Police

6/24/1898

Age: n/a / 3 Children

Michael Toohey was arresting a vagrant, Marion "Pegleg" Brown, in London who shot him twice. At the trial the autopsy revealed that the shot that entered his chest had killed him. Brown who had escaped from jail in Texas, was captured three months later in Washington State. He was returned to London, tried, convicted and hung in the County Court House and jail in London in 1899.