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    4139 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Double homicide: Hults, Jesse D. Age 47 Patrolman Fatally shot at 11:45 AM, 9/25/29 and Patrolman Wm. Gallagher killed, in the hallway of 4139 South Parkway, while investigating a reported kidnapping of Charles Kirkman, colored leader of the Moorish Science Temple, a Negro cult, from his house at 442 Elm St. When the officers demanded admittance they encountered a heavy gunfire. The inmates were dislodged with tear gas bombs and one, Deason Stephens, who shot Hults, was killed by Patrolman F…

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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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    4240 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Haymaker, Fred Age 23 Colored Together with Charles Powell, colored, were shot to death at 3:15 AM, 8/17/29, in a sporting house at 4240 So. Parkway, by Patrolman Geo. M. Marnkowski and Wm. J. Simpson, at whom they fired while resisting arrest. The Negroes met the officers of whose identity they were ignorant, and brought them to the flat. On 8/20/29 the officers were exonerated by the Coroner. 5 Dist.

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    1839 S. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Wiernich, Mary - Age 32 - Shot to death at 8:28 P.M., 3/26/29, in her home, 1839 So. Wood St., by her husband, Frank Wiernich, during a domestic quarrel over jealousy on his part. Wiernich committed suicide by shooting himself. 23 Dist.

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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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    6222 S. Woodlawn Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Bell, Blanche - Age 36 - Shot to death at 9:47 PM, 9/23/29, in her apartment home, 6222 Woodlawn Ave., by her husband, Robert D. Bell, who committed suicide in the same manner. 7 Dist.

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    5835 N. Winthrop Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Tesmer, Richard C. - Age 46 - Shot to death in the rear of his house, 5835 Winthrop Ave., while going to the assistance of his wife who was being robbed by a man and woman. On 6/19/23 Fred Thompson, alias Mrs. Frances Carrick who had worn women's clothes for many years, was arrested and identified by Mrs. Tesmer as the "woman" who shot her husband and on 6/27/23, was held by the Coroner. 33 Dist. Frank Conick was arrested 6/23/23 and on 6/24/23 was discharged ona writ of hab…

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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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    155 N. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman killed: Morgan, Hattie - Age 25 - Colored - Found dead at home, 155 N. Wood St., throat cut with razor. On 3/21/23 the coroner recommended arrest of Elmer, alias Robert Elmer Morgan, with whom she lived as man and wife while her husband (another Morgan) was serving time in the House of Correction. 20 Dist. 5/12/23 arrested and turned over to the Sheriff. 7/23/23 - 20 years Joliet Pen. - Coverly.

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    1528 N. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman dies as a result of alcohol poisoning: Satkowski, Bessie, alias Simanowicz - Age 41 - Found dead at home, 1528 N. Wood St., from effects of moonshine purchased from Tony DeFranco and Sam Cerro. On 4/22/24 DeFranco was held and the arrest of Cerro was recommended by the Coroner. 22 Dist. May 1924 No Bills on both.

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    928 W. Wolfram St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Hanley, Leo, 44 ys. old, when playing on a piano in the home of Frank Bunte, 928 Wolfram St. was shot by August Bunte, son of Frank from which he died Aug. 20-04 at Alexian Bros. Hospital. 41st Prect. Bunte arrested Aug. 22, and held by Coroner's Jury Aug. 26. Plead guilty to manslaughter Feb. 28, 1905, and sentenced by Judge Gary to indefinite term in Joliet Pen.

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    7154 S. Yates Blvd

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Guller, alias John Calle, John - Age 48 - Shot to death in basement of 7154 Yates Ave., during a quarrel, by Joe Kelmmens, who, on 7/5/23, was held by the Coroner for manslaughter. 6 Dist. 1/11/24 Acquitted - Cooke.

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    4303 S. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman beaten to death: Polak, Carolina - Age 39 - Found dead at home, 4303 So. Wood St., having died from a kick in the stomach administered by her husband, John, during a quarrel. On 8/16/22 John Polak was held by the Coroner. 13 Dist. 3/13/23 - Nolle Prossed - P.L. Sullivan.

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    218 Witing St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Steinke, Gottfreid, 40 yrs., 218 Witing St. died from assault by some one unknown. 38 pct.

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    4832 N. Winthrop Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Waters, Nancy - Age 25 - Shot to death in her home, 4832 Winthrop Ave., by her husband, Edward S. Waters, who thereupon committed suicide. They had lived apart for about a month. 33 Dist.

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    3724 W. Wrightwood Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Winowski, Stanley - Age 54 - Death due to a gunshot wound received 11:25 PM, 7/3/28, on the rear porch of his home, 3724 Wrightwood Ave., from gun in hands of Mary Koalski, to whom he handed the weapon after it had failed to fire three times. On 7/14/28 Mrs. Kowalski was booked for manslaughter but on 7/26/28 was exonerated by the Coroner and on 8/7/28 the case was nolle prossed by Judge Hamlin. 32 Dist.

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    344 W. Wisconsin St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Brady, James D. - Age 55 - Died from an intercranial hemorrhage sustained at about 1 PM, 9/24/27, at 344 Wisconsin St., when he knocked down several times by Mrs. Ellen Chisholm whom he attempted to attack while intoxicated. On 9/28/27 Mrs. Chisholm was exonerated by the Coroner. 29 Dist.

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    4335 S. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man killed: Boulli, George, 38 yrs. fatally assaulted June 30 by John Maslowicz at 4335 So. Wood St. who escaped. 20 pct.

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    833 S. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Smith, Gean - Age 32 - Colored - Cut with a razor at 833 So. Wood St., home of Zack Tucker, who,on 2/25/24, was exonerated by a Coroner's Jury which stated Smith was an "intruder in Tucker's home." 17 Dist.

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    6541 S. Woodlawn Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Baird, Caroline - Age 10 - Shot dead at 6541 Woodlawn Ave., (home) by his father Sergeant Harry P. Baird who also killed his son Rodney and himself "while temporarily insane." 12 Pct.

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    1672 Wright St

    Oak Park, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Lesczinski, Stanley - Age 39 - Fatally shot 2/24/16 at 1672 Wright St., basement, during an altercation, by Stanley Jaydzenski who was arrested and on 3/1/16 held by the Coroner. 33 Pct. 6/29/16 to Joliet Pen. - Turney.

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    520 Wood St

    Chicago Heights, IL, US

    Woman dies from complications of an illegal abortion: Pettinger, Mrs. Julia K., died, home, 520 Wood St. from abortion. Dr. Maggie Becker, arrested, held and on April 24, sentenced to fourteen years in Joliet Pen.

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    11533 S. Yale Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Graham, Gladys - Age 30 - Shot to death at 11533 Yale Ave., by her husband William who then committed suicide. 5 Pct.

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    175 N. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Haines, Mrs. Katy, 23 ys. old. Fatally shot by her husband on Oct. 2 at home 175 N. Wood St. Haines suicided. 32 prect.

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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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