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    1319 High St

    Burlington, NJ, US

    Triple homicide 1926. Michella Cooper 52, Jackson Cooper 7, Aleia Cooper 2, have all been shot and killed by Michella’s supposed partner Richard Kepner.

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    3035 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Watts, John - Age 41 - Colored - Died from a gunshot wound received 6/1/26 at home, 3035 South Parkway, at the hands of his wife's cousin, Lawrence Chaney, with whom he argued. On 6/10/26 Chaney was exonerated by the Coroner. 2 Dist.

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    3428 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Freeman, Jay W. - Age 28 - Colored- Fatally assaulted at 11:30 PM, 2/21/26, at 3428 South Parkway, during a fight with Edward Edmonson, who was held by the Coroner on 2/23/26. 2A Dist. 4/27/26 - Acquitted - McGoorty.

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    4733 Warren Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Zapala, Mary - Age 27- Shot to death at 2:15 AM in her rooming house, 4733 Warren Ave., by a roomer-suitor, John Nelson, whose body was found at 5:30 AM, on the C&N.W. tracks at California Ave and Kinzie St., having been run over by a train. Apparently a suicide and so declared by the Coroner. 20 Dist.

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    2932 State St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Dancey, George - Age 30 - Colored - Shot to death at about 10 PM, in 2932 State St., during an argument between Frank Willis and Thomas Cephus, the former shooting at and wounding Cephus and the deceased. On 7/3/26 the arrest of Frank Willis was recommended by the Coroner. 2 Dist.

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    4142 South Pkwy

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Humburd, Iva - Age 28 - Colored - Stabbed to death at 5:30 AM, in hallway of her home, 4142 South Parkway, during a quarrel, by Rosie Bohanon, who, on 8/30/26 was exonerated by the Coroner who pronounced it "accidental." On 9/14/26 however, she was held to the G.J.in $5000.00 by Judge Curran. 3 Dist. Oct. 1926 No Bill.

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    934 S. Robey St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Schneider, Harry Age 56 Shot to death about 2:10 AM, on the front stairs of his home, 934 So. Robey St., by some unknown person or persons who escaped. 17th Dist.

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    223 S. Robey St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Bukoff, Frank, alias Walters - Age 40 - Shot to death at 8:45 P.M., in his bedroom 223 So. Robey St., by several men whose motive appears to have been robbery. On 10/22/26 Michael Busha was held by the Coroner for murder and Peter Chernentzky and Andrew Rayks, alias Maximoff were held as accessories.

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    2975 Prairie Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: McKinney, Luke Age 25 Colored Shot to death at 10:50 PM in the bedroom of his flat, 2975 Prairie Ave., by his landlord, Dave Walker, when he refused to vacate on demand due to non-payment of room rent. On 8/9/26 Walker was held by the Coroner. 2 Dist. 12/6/26 25 years Joliet Pen. P. Sullivan.

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    3317 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Allen, Wm. - Age 23 - colored - Accidentally shot to death at 2:50 P.M., in his home, 3317 So. Parkway, by his wife, Helen Allen, who was examining a revolver. On 12/22/26 Helen was exonerated by the Coroner. 2A Dist.

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    2414 Maypole Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Pratcher, Bessie- Age 38- Colored - Fatally stabbed in the back with an ice pick 8/30/26 at 6:58 AM, by her husband, Robert Pratcher, from whom she was separated when they met in front of her home, 2414 Maypole Ave. On 9/21/26 Pratcher was held by the Coroner. 29 Dist. 1/7/27 - Acquitted - Brothers.

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    6617 S. Lincoln Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Hammerschmidt, Jacob - Age 56 - Died from internal injuries received 11/14/26 at 5:30 PM, while struggling with one Gustav Low, who ejected deceased from his home, 6617 So. Lincoln St., when they quarreled over religion. On 11/5/26 Low was exonerated by the Coroner 11/12/26, the verdict being "due to accidental fall." On 11/24/26, however, Low was held to the G.J. in $5000.00 by Judge Holmes. 11A Dist. 5/26/27 - Low Acquitted - P. Sullivan.

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    5942 S. Keating Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Bresky, Michael - Age 41 - Fatally stabbed at 7:00 P.M. in the kitchen of his home, 5942 So. Keating Ave., by his brother, Gust. Bresky, when they quarreled over the purchase of some underwear. Deceased attempted to choke Gust who stabbed him with a large knife with which he had been cutting bread. On 5/13/26 Gust was held by the Coroner. 11A Dist.

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    4218 S. Honore St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man murdered: Vega, John - Age 34 - Throat cut at 7:50 PM, at 4318 So. Honore St., where he roomed with four other Mexicans, one of whom, Ferdinand Garcia, cut hom following a few words, the result of "kidding" each other. On 6/21/26 Garcia was held by the coroner. 13th Dist. 9/15/26 - Acquitted - Miller.

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    836 Forquer St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Castillo, Pedro - Age 25 - Found shot to death at 11:50 AM, on rear stairway of 836 Forquer St. where he went to buy some wine with Filiberto Gonsalez, who, it appears, killed him, but a motive is lacking. On 10/25/26 Gonsalez was held by the Coroner. 16th Dist. Nov. 1926 No Bill.

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    573 Forquer St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Solami, Giacomo, Age 35 - Shot to death in basement in rear of 573 Forquer St., by Felix Tortorici, who claimed Solami demanded money at point of revolver. On May 28 Tortorici was exonerated by the Coroner. 17 Pct. Woman shot to death: Gray, Evg. Julia - Age 24 - Colored - Shot to death at 9:45 PM, in her home, 573 Forquer St., by her husband, John Gray, when they quarreled over domestic affairs, having been separated about three weeks. Gray escaped. 16th Dist.

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    3142 Ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Moore, Robert - Age 27 - Colored - Fatally shot at 1:30 AM, in 3rd flat of 3142 Ellis Ave., home of Julia Watkins, who shot him after he had forced his way in, having been previously warned by her to keep away. On 1/26/26 the woman was held by the Coroner for mansl. 2A Dist. Feb. 1926 No Bill.

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    3719 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Gibson, Leona - Age 32 - Colored - Fatally shot at 10:30 PM, 5/27/26, in her home, 3719 Dearborn St., by Robert Cannon, when they quarreled over her going to a baseball game. Cannon escaped and on 6/8/26 his arrest was recommended by the Coroner. 2A Dist.

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    4428 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Campbell, Joe - Age 21 - Colored - Died from a knife wound received 10:55 PM, in the basement of 4428 Dearborn St., at the hands of John Woods, whom he assaulted during an argument. On 2/17/26 Woods was held by the Coroner for Manslaughter. 3 Dist.

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    4830 Costello Ave

    Melrose Park, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Olson, Gustav - Age 50 - Fatally shot at 9 AM, 2/28/26, in his home, 4830 Costello Ave., by his wife, Alma, during a quarrel following differences extending over the past year. On 3/2/26 the Coroner held the woman to the G.J. 26 Dist. 3/25/27 - Acquitted - J. Sullivan.

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    1158 W. Austin Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Harris, Frank - Age 38 - Stabbed to death at 11:55 PM, in 2nd fl. rear 1158 W. Austin Ave., during a quarrel with Robert O'Neill, who was booked for manslaughter 2/19/27 and on same date held by the Coroner. 22 Dist. 6/13/27 - DWP - Lindsay.

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    3636 W. 46th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Rodriguez, Petra - Age 27 - Death due to cuts on face and hand received at 5 AM, 11/16/26, at the hands of her ex-husband John Rodriguez, in their home, 3636 W. 46th ST. On 3/12/26 Rodriguez' arrest was recommended by the Coroner. 15 Dist. 3/18/27 Rodriguez arrested and held on Coroner's Mittimus Ind. by April G. J. for Manslaughter. 10/10/27 - s/o - McGoorty.

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    6648 S. Yale Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Miller, Ivalle - Age 27 - Shot to death at 5 PM, at home, 6648 Yale Ave., by her husband, Roy Miller, who committed suicide. His motive was jealousy. 11 Dist.

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    3552 N. Wilton Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Kaufman, Marie - Age 32 - Stabbed to death at 12:10 PM, at home, 3552 Wilton Ave., by her husband, Anton Kaufman, in a fit of insane jealousy. Kaufman slashed himself with suicidal intent. On 1/13/26 he was held by the coroner. 31 Dist. 7/28/26 - to Joliet Pen. - Lynch.

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    3001 S. Wentworth Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Thompson, George - Age 30 - Colored - Fatally shot 7:40 AM, 7/12/26, in the bedroom of his home, 3001 Wentworth Ave., by his wife, Cornelia Thompson, whom the Coroner declared justified and on 8/6/26 exonerated. 2 Dist. 8/11/26 Cornelia held to G.J. in $5000.00 - O'Toole - Manci. Nov. 1926 No Bill.

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