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    1019 Townsend St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Perdenza, Leonard, alias Amato - Age 56 - Shot to death at 11:15 PM, 7/12/30, while standing in front of his home, 1019 Townsend St., by an unidentified assailant who made him escape. 35 Dist.

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    1250 Sangamon St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Yopp, May - Age 38 - Colored - Shot to death at 12:25 AM, 12/25/30, in 3rd fl., 1250 Sangamon St., by a Negro, Robt. B. Johnson, who was enraged because she had a white man come to his home to visit her and also thru jealousy of his wife (common-law) whom he also shot in the foot. Johnson escaped and his arrest was recommended by the Coroner on 12/26/30. 22 Dist. 12/30/30 Johnson arrested and held on Coroners Mittimus. 6/22/31 - 1-14 yrs. - Joliet - Williams.

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    3538 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Niles, Viola, 28, was shot to death. Marie Moye was charged.

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    4015 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Mannery, Roosevelt - Age 32 - Colored - Stabbed to death at 11:25 PM, 12/12/30 in Apt. 21 - 4015 So. Parkway, during an argument with another Negro, Robt. Lee Garrett, about using indecent language. On 12/12/30 Garrett was held by the Coroner for manslaughter. Deceased came in apparently drunk and stabbed Garrett with a knife during the quarrel. 5 Dist. Dec. 1930 No Bill.

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    5148 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Morgan, James - Age 33 - Colored- Accidentally shot to death at noon, 4/22/30, in 2nd fl., 5148 So. Parkway, by one Ida Reeder, colored, who was playing with a revolver. Ida was exonerated by the Coroner the same day. 5 Dist.

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    840 Holt St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Belak, Mary - Age 38 - Shot to death at 12:45 AM, 3/17/30, in her home, 840 Holt St., by Andrew Belak, her estranged husband, after she had refused his plea of a reconciliation. He attempted suicide by shooting himself in the wrist. On 3/17/30 he was held by the Coroner. 29 Dist. 12/26/30 - 14 yrs. Joliet Pen. - Frankhauser.

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    1233 Frontier St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Scott, Edgar - Age 39 - Colored - Found dead in bed at 11:38 PM, 3/30/30, at home, 1233 Frontier St., from a skull fracture which had been inflicted with a stove poker in the hands of his common-law wife, Ezora Hentz, alias Scott. ON 3/31/30 the woman was held by the Coroner. 36 Dist. 6/19/30 - s/o - J. Sullivan.

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    568 Forquer St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Rodriguez, Roberto - Age 22 - Mex. - Fatally stabbed at 2:40 AM, 12/20/30, in 1st fl., rear 568 Forquer St., during a drunken fight, by Gregory Reyes, Mex. On 12/23/30 Reyes was exonerated by the Coroner as having acted in self-defense. 22 Dist.

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    2707 Federal St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Smith, Virginia - Age 36- Colored - Shot to death at 11:40 PM, 1/29/30, at home, 1st fl., rear, 2707 Federal St., by her husband, Zack Smith, during a family quarrel. On 1/30/30 Smith was held by the Coroner. 3 Dist. 4/7/30 - to Joliet Pen. - McGoorty.

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    3639 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Sherman, Cora, alias Senicker - Age 45 - Colored - Found dead at 6:25 AM, 3/13/30, from a stab wound in the back, lying under the rear porch of 3639 Dearborn St. Evidence pointed to the fact that she had been dragged there thru the yard from the alley and that the murder was committed by her common-law husband, Hugh Senicker, because she was chasing around with other men. On 3/14/30 Senicker was held by the Coroner. 4 Dist. March 1930 No Bill.

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    3621 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Holmes, Walte r- Age 36 Colored Died from a skull fracture received at about 6:15 PM, 8/9/30, in his home, 3621 Dearborn St., inflicted with some blunt weapon by Mary Pommer, or Ponar, a discharged inmate of Kankakee Asylum, who had been paroled to the deceased, and with whom she lived. On 8/20/30 the woman was adjudged insane and committed to the Elgin Asylum by Judge Jarecki. The Coroner concurred. 4 Dist.

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    3241 Cottage Grove Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Speers, William - Age 50 - Colored - Shot to death at 11:50 AM, 5/18/30, in hallway, 4th fl., 3541 Cottage Grove Ave., by Frank Thomas, colored, whom he attempted to cut with a razor when the latter discovered him prowling around the windows of his flat. ON 5/19/30 Thomas was exonerated by the Coroner. 4 Dist.

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    2018 Cleveland Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Anderson, Wm. -Age 22 - Fatally shot at 4:03 PM, 9/13/30, in "radio dew" in basement of 2018 Cleveland Ave., owned by Walter P. Weich, by the latter, who was held by the Coroner on 9/15/30. Weich dropped a roll of bills when he got up off a couch. He missed the money and came back looking for same. In the meantime, Anderson, and another man who found the money decided to play a joke on Weich, who again left but returned armed. He demanded Anderson turn his pockets inside out …

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  • 2873 Glengary Rd

    Shaker Heights, OH, US

    Ransom Miller Wilkison and about 40 other young socialites were attending a party at 2873 Glengary Rd. to celebrate the engagement of Andrew Jackson Duncan III to Thalia Reese Fuller. After midnight, three armed robbers crashed the party. Unsucessful at cowing the crowd into giving up valuables (most thought it was all a bad joke), the three attempted to leave. Four guests confronted the robbers on the lawn, shots were fired, and Wilkison was shot in the head and died on the front lawn. Four pe…

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  • 1400 W. 25th St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Dr. Alfred Scully, a respected Cleveland physician, had a residence and adjoining medical office in this building for a decade. A fellow physician tenant heard him moaning and found him dead from a pistol whipping and gunshot wounds. Secret romantic relationships were discovered, crushing the mild mannered, unattractive man’s former reputation as a solid, quiet middle aged man. His murder was never solved.

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    1019 W. 20th Pl

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Klindera, Otto Age 40 Fatally assaulted with a club at about 12 AM, 2/16/30, in 2nd fl. rear, 1019 W. 20th Pl., by John Rolks, with whom he had a fight. On 2/17/30 Rolks was held by the Coroner. 21 Dist. 5/15/30 to Joliet Pen. Finnegan.

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    624 N. York Rd

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Judkins, Mary Age 25 Found at 5:42 PM, 12/23/30, by her common-law husband, John Antrim, in their apartment, 3rd fl., 624 York Place strangled with a muffler and several bruises on her body. On 12/29/30 Antrim as booked for murder on suspicion and on 1/13/31 held without bail by Judge Lyle on a maze of circumstantial evidence. Ora May Harmon who was to live with him when deceased left for Oklahoma was held by Judge Lyle in $10,000.00 bonds. 37 Dist. Jan. 1931 No Bill …

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    7353 S. Yale Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Bonner, Thos. H. - Racketeer - Age 45 - Shot to death at 12:15 AM, 7/10/30, by two unknown men who entered his home, 1st fl. 7353 Yale Ave., and engaged him in conversation which ended in a violent quarrel and the shooting. The men escaped. 15 Dist. 10/10/30 - Big Earl Herbert arrested and positively identified by Mrs. Bonner. 10/16/30 held to G.J. by Judge Lyle. 6/5/31 - Life in Joliet - Williams. 6/24/35 - Reversed & Remanded - Supreme Court - Onler. 8/8/35 - Nolle Prossed …

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    5324 N. Winthrop Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Pope, Ethel, alias Gallagher - Age 30 - Shot to death at 7:40 AM, 6/7/30, in her Apt. #608 - 5324 Winthrop Ave., where she lived with Thomas F. Gallagher as his common-law wife. Gallagher then committed suicide by shooting himself. 40 Dist.

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    5142 S. Winchester Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Cullen, Fred - Age 56 - Shot to death with a rifle at 7:30 PM, 5/17/30, on the front porch of his home, 5142 So. Winchester Ave., by his neighbor, Vincent Tesky, who intended the bullet for his wife who sought protection from her enraged husband. Tesky then turned the weapon upon himself and committed suicide. 17 Dist.

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    5137 S. Wentworth Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Cartalino, Joseph - Age 23 - Shot to death at 3:10 PM, 11/21/30, by his step-father Hugh Moran, in the latter's home, 1st fl. 5137 So. Wentworth Ave. There had been a quarrel during which deceased and his brother Philip accused Moran of striking their mother. The quarrel culminated with the shooting of Cartalino after he had shot Moran in the shoulder. Philip was wounded in attempting to disarm Moran. On 11/29/31 Moran was exonerated by Coroner. 18 Dist.

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    3643 S. Wentworth Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Andreotti, Enrico - Age 41 - Shot to death at 10:55 PM, 4/24/30, in his home, 2nd fl., 3643 Wentworth Ave., by his wife, Celia Andreotti, whom he was assaulting and threatened to kill. On 4/25/30 Mrs. Andreotti was exonerated by the Coroner. 4 Dist.

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    2900 S. Wells St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Triple shooting: Wakefield, Walter - Age 29 - Deceased, Frank Debra, his partner in soft-drink parlor, and Joseph Special, the bartender, all alleged to the members of the Capone gang, were shot to death at 4AM, 4/20/30, in their place at 2900 So. Wells St., , by a lone man who escaped. The next day a squad from the States Attorneys Office lay in wait for eight hours in a flat at 3011 N. Halsted St. and captured one Frank Delbano, alias Dale, an ex-convict, whose gun was identified thru ballist…

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    3208 S. Wabash Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Kokomo, Harry, alias Brown Age 28 Colored Fatally cut on the neck at 3:30 AM, 1/5/30, in 3rd fl., rear, 3208 Wabash Ave., by an unknown Negro whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner 1/6/30. Earlier in the night they had quarreled over 50 cents and the latter left threatening to kill deceased before daybreak. He returned later and stabbed him. 4 Dist. 5/22/32 Walter Hunt arrested and ident. And held on Coroners Mittimus. 7/14/32 Life Joliet Pen. Fisher.

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    4718 S. Wabash Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Cochrane, Thomas - Age 38 - Colored - Fatally shot 8:15 AM, 4/23/30, in his home, 1st fl., 4718 Wabash Ave., by his wife, Thelma Cochrane, after a domestic argument. On 4/23/30 the woman was held by the Coroner. 5 Dist. 6/20/30 - Acquitted - Kerner.

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