Sheriff Doyce Cassinger
Term: 1947-1950

Linnual Doyce Cassinger was born December 9, 1913 in Scotland, Arkansas to Richard Jefferson and Josephine Williams Cassinger. He married Ima Jeanne Rogers on June 1, 1935 at Scotland and they celebrated more than fifty years together. They raised two sons and one daughter. He retired as lieutenant with the Little Rock Police Department after 20 years. Mr. Cassinger was known for being the sheriff who investigated the “Mail order bride murder” of Sadie Sue Robbins. She died of strychnine poisoning within a week of marriage in 1948 and her husband, Lonnie Robbins of Scotland was convicted. Mr. Cassinger died July 9, 1993 in Clinton and is buried in Foster Cemetery near Scotland.