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    6520 Vincennes Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Druyer, Mrs. Jonnie, shot dead, 6520 Vincennes Av., by Eugene J. Conlon who shot Frank F. Merritt, a rival, and attempted suicide by shooting. Conlon died from wound Jan. 17.

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    115 Plymouth Pl

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Dabney, Joseph, col'd, 30 years old, found dead in hallway of his home, 115 Plymouth Place. John Simms, col'd, arrested May 20, on suspicion of having murdered Dabney, died in 2d Prect. patrol wagon en route to Co. Jail Hospital, presumably from fright. (Coroner's verdict "Death from Alcoholism.")

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    257 E. Kinzie St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Smith, Alice, col'd, 25 years old, fatally stabbed, 257 E. Kinzie St., by her husband, George Smith, colored, who was arrested by 38th Prect. officers. Mrs. Smith died soon after the stabbing at the Passavant Hospital. Cause Jealousy. George Smith held by Coroner's Jury, May 4. Sentenced June 19, 1903, by Judge McEwen to 25 years in Joliet Penitentiary.

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    183 Gault Ct

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Johnson, Theodore, noted desperado, fatally shot, 183 Gault Court, by Theodore Fox, whose house at that No. he was burglarizing. Johnson died on same day in Alexian Bros. Hospital.

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    183 Gault St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Johnson, Theo., 32 years old, shot dead, 183 Gault St., by John Fox whose door he, with his brothers Joseph and Thomas broke in and assaulted Fox, who as arrested and exonerated by Coroner's Jury. "Self defense." 38th Prect.

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    478 Crystal St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Stamm, Mrs. William, shot dead, home, 478 Crystal St. Husband arrested and claimed that she committed suicide. 34th Prect. Coroner's verdict, April 5. Stamm rearrested on warrant, April 9.

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    448 Allport St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Strum, Charles, 23 years old, fatally injured, skull fractured with brick in fight, 448 Allport St., by John Pinta, who was arrested. 22d Prect. Strum died on same date in County Hospital. John Pinta held for murder and Joseph Musner as accessory, June 16, by Coroner's Jury. Found guilty in C.C. (Judge Holdom) Jan. 29, 1904. Sentenced to Pontiac Feb. 6, 1904.

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    358 W. 18th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman killed: Spilka, Mrs. Mary, 49 yrs., found murdered, home 358 W. 18th St. Robbery 22d Prect. Louis Pesant held by Coroner's Jury Sept. 23. Plead guilty Dec. 4. Sentenced to death by hanging, March 23, 1904, by Judge Kersten, execution fixed for April 25, 1904. Hanged in County Jail at 11:19 A.M. April 15, 1904.

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  • 9 Bennison St

    Guisborough, England, GB

    On Sunday the 27th of December 1903, Elizabeth had gone to church with some friends. After the service ended around 8.10 p.m. the girls walked home together and parted company at Bennison Street in Cleveland, where Elizabeth lived. She only had a few more yards to walk when she was accosted by Clarkson who cut her throat with a razor and left her body in a wooded area near Guisborough workhouse. His motive for the killing remains unknown. Her parents contacted the police when she did not r…

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    182 W. Van Buren St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child shot to death: Reynolds, George, 16 years old, son of Capt. Reynolds, of St. Louis Police Dept., fatally shot, 182 Van Buren St., while he. in company with two young companions, John Keating and Barton Shipley, were attempting to burgle the premises. John A. Wheelis, photographer, arrested. Exonerated by Coroner's Jury Dec. 2.

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    3130 S. Union Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Butler, Nicholas, died in Provident Hospital, Shot by supposed robber, Nov. 13, front of home, 3130 Union Av. Edward Lee, 3038 Union Av., confessed on Feb. 12, 1904, that he saw the murder committed by Philip O'Rourke, now in H. of C. O'Rourke was held by Coroner's Jury, Feb. 15, 1904. Sentenced Aug. 6, 1904, to 30 years in Joliet Pen.

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    4429 S. State St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Wright, Mrs. Stella, 24 years old, killed with hatchet, 4429 State St., by William Franklin Lewis, for whom she was housekeeper. He was arrested and held by Coroner's Jury Jan. 24. 11th Prect. Lewis plead guilty in C.C. (Judge McEwen) April 22, 1903. Sentenced April 29, 1903, to thirty years in Joliet Penitentiary. Man shot to death: Patterson, Preston Age 25 Colored Fatally shot 1/9/25 at 2:45 AM, at home, 4429 State St., by his wife, Paralee Patterson, who, on 1/23/…

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    110 W. McHenry St

    Urbana, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Sellacy, James, 21 years old, died in St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Shot in fight June 7, in front of his home, 110 McHenry St., by Peter Glen, who was arrested. 33d Prect., and held without bail, June 15, by Coroner's Jury.

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    6940 N. Lincoln Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Franks, Frank, 45 years old, fatally stabbed, home 6940 Lincoln St., by his wife, Mary Franks, who claimed that while drunk he assaulted her and she stabbed him in self defense. He died in Englewood Union Hosp. Oct. 9and she was arrested and held by Coroner's Jury Oct. 10. Indicted by Grand Jury, October term, 1903. Acquitted by Jury in Criminal Court (Judge Gary) Jan. 23, 1904.

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    1101 S. Kedzie Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Kotrba, Mrs. James, shot dead, home 1101 S. Kedzie Av., by her husband who shot himself.

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    345 S. Jefferson St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Pallelo, Guiseppe, 21 yrs., shot dead in yard of 345 S. Jefferson St. by Francesco DeAngelo, a fellow roomer in above No. Occupants say that DeAngelo was showing a revolver, which was accidentally discharged. He escaped. 21st Prect. Arrested in Roden, Ill, and brought to Chicago June 4.

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    7035 S. Halsted St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Pflugradt, Mrs. Elizabeth, shot dead, home 7035 Halsted St., by her husband Frederick Pflugradt, who committed suicide by shooting. 17th Prect.

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    2921 S. Farrell St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Plinski, Otto, 21 years old, shot dead, home 2921 farrell St., during quarrel, by his brother Henry Plinski, 19 years old, who escaped at the time but was subsequently arrested. 7th Prect. Held by Coroner's Jury, Nov. 6. Sentenced Feb. 27, 1904, by Judge Chytraus to Pontiac Reformatory.

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    1061 N. Elston Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man killed: Sullivan, Thomas, died from fractured skull received Jan. 13, in rear of home, 1061 Elston Av. Herman Meyers arrested.

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    326 S. Clark St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man fatally stabbed: Druchl, William, 55 yrs., died in Co. Hosp. Struck with club, July 20, at lodging house 326 S. Clark Sts., by Paul Hanusa, the clerk, who interfered in a fight between Druchl and Patrick Race, and was attacked with a knife by Druchl, Hanusa was arrested. 2d Prect. Hanusa was exonerated by Coroner's Jury. Self defense.

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    602 W. 44th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Barker, Thomas, died in Englewood Union Hospital, skull fractured by blows with stove lid, in quarrel with his wife, July 12, at home, 602 W. 44th St. Mrs. Barker was arrested. 19th Prect. Mrs. Mary A. Barker held by Coroner's Jury July 24.

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    131 S. 19th St

    Belleville, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Vicek, Mrs. Anna, found murdered, home 131 W. 19th St. Alfred Steffel and Thomas Bznick, kindling wood peddlers, arrested. 22d prect. Her husband, James Vicek, also arrested and confessed. Committed suicide by strangling himself with handkerchief in cell in 21st Prect. Station. Dec. 21.

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    812 W. 13th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Teyen, Andrew, 40 yrs., shot while in bed, 812 W. 13th St., by unknown young man, and died in County Hospital June 21. 21st Prect.

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