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Stigmatized Properties in Chicago, Illinois, United States | Page 2

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    1526 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child smothered/suffocated: Semenok, Catherine - Age 17 - Found dead in bedroom of her home, 1526 W. 14th Street., smothered by a band of cloth over the mouth, hands and feet tied together. Motive evidently robbery. On 3/11/21 Joseph Zaker was held by the Coroner who also recommended arrest one "Harry." 17 Pct.

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    1654 W. 14th Pl

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man killed: Turek, Joseph - Age 54 - Found dead hanging under stairway in front of his home, 1654 W. 14th Place. On 6/2/22 his wife Victoria, and a roomer, Leopold Mikrut, were held by the Coroner after confessing to have assaulted and hung him in order that they might marry. 17th Dist. 10/26/22 - 14 years Joliet Pen. - McKinley (Mikrut case). 12/19/22 - Victoria Nolle Prossed - Caverly.

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    1655 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Wojanczyk, Tony - Age 44 - Fatally assaulted with a club at 1655 W. 14th St. by John Smith, alias Stanislaus Zalefsko, who caught him in act of having intercourse with his wife. Zalefsko was exonerated by the Coroner on 6/5. 18th Pct. 6/20/19 - Zalefsko held to G.J. in $15,000.00 by Judge Haas. July 1919 No Bill.

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    1704 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Hald, George, 47 yrs. fatally stabbed Feb. 14at 1704 W. 14th St. by Johanna Pipowsky who was arrested and held by Coroner 2/19/12. 21 Pct. Mar. 1912 - No bill G.J.

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    1752 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Bostwick, James - Age 43 - Death due to shock and injuries following an assault upon him by one Robert White, who "struck and threw him to the floor" at 1752 W. 14th St., at about 1:45 A.M. On 8/31/26 White was held by the Coroner. 17 Dist. Sept. 1926 No bill.

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    4300 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman beaten to death: Leonardi, Larue - Age 23 - Murdered by assault with a lead pipe at about 8:30 PM 5/14/28, in basement flat, 4300 W. 14th St., home of her sweetheart, Morris Zinn, whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner on 6/1/28. Zinn was arrested 6/6/28 and held without bail by Judge Borelli. 25 Dist. 12/4/28 - Acquitted - J. Sullivan.

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    478 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman killed: Krouse, Paulina, also Koscianak, also Agnes Tomaneck, 22 yrs. old, found unconscious in rear of 478 W. 14th St.Taken into house of Helen Stack, same number, where she died soon after. Stanley Bolinski, and Stan Kozilski held by murder, also Helen Stack held as accessory on Feb. 13 by Coroner. 21 prect. No bill by Grand Jury March, 1907, in Judge Pinckney's court. Not murdered.

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    714 W. 14th Pl

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child shot to death: Girstanus, Stanley - Age 16 - Death due to a gunshot wound received 6/25/30, when another juvenile, one John Ukobowski, accidentally discharged a 22 calibre revolver, at deceased's home, 714 W. 14th Place. On 7/5/30 Ukobowski was exonerated by the Coroner. 22 Dist.

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    725 W. 14th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Teen shot to death: Wilke, Alfred, 19 years old, fatally shot, home, 725 W. 14th St., by his father, Frederick Wilke, who was arrested.

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    1250 W. 15th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Ryan, Raymond - Age 30 - Died at County Hospital from a gun shot wound, refusing to make a statement. Evidently had been shot by Mandel Loeb, 1250 W. 15th St., who fired 4 shots at 2 burglars who had broken into his tailor shop at 2:00 A.M. 6/29. 21 Pct.

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    2601 W. 15th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Tierney, Tim - Age 38 - Shot to death in saloon at 2601 W. 15th St. during an altercation by Sergt. Frank Ryan, who,on 12/3/21, was held by the Coroner. 17 Dist. 6/13/24 - Acquitted - Fitch.

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    555 W. 15th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Haehn, George, 40 years old, died in County Hospital. Shot April 3, at 555 W. 15th St., by Albert Shuster, whose back yard Haehn had invaded at night. He was in his stocking feet and would give no explanation as to his reason for his presence. Shuster was arrested. 21st Prect.

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    111 W. 16th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child shot to death: Linhart, James, 5 years old, accidentally shot dead, 111 W. 16th St., by Officer John Mahoney, of the 21st Prect., who was struggling with prisoners. Mahoney exonerated.

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    1427 W. 16th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Stasz, Andrew - Age 1, Frank - Age 8, Mary - Age 3, Walter - Age 4 - All asphyxiated by gas at their home 1427 W. 16th St., same turned on by their mother Antonette who did so to commit suicide. 17th Pct.

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    238 E. 16th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Merrick, Thomas - Age 51 - Shot to death at 12:30 PM, at 238 E. 16th St., home of James E. Martin, with whom he put up for the night, being drunk sick following a moonshine bout; both were intoxicated. It is supposed Martin tried to enter Merrick's room and the latter shot him for a burglar. Martin committed suicide immediately thereafter. 1A Dist.

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    18 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Zeichinski, Joseph - Age 35 - Fatally assaulted Sept. 28 in front of 18 17th St. On 10/3 Otto Souhrads, Frank Schultz, and Joseph Krystyneik were held by the Cornoer. 18 Pct. 5/18/20 Schultz and Krystyneik acquitted.

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    21 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Evans, Ernest - Age 24 - Colored - Shot and fatally wounded at 11:15 PM, 12/12/29, in his home, 21 W. 17th St., 1st fl., by Laura Woods, her common-law husbands. On 12/13/29 Laura was held by the Coroner. 2 Dist. 2/10/30 - Acquitted - Steffen.

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    2645 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Finnegan, James - Age 35 - Shot to death at 10:20 PM, 7/7/28, in basement flat at 2645 W. 17th St., where he and others were playing cards, by two men who attempted to hold them up. Their assailants are unknown.

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    433 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Krule, Mrs. Amelia, 22 yrs., shot dead, 433 W. 17th St., by her husband, John Krule, who was arrested. 22d Prect. Cause, jealousy. Krule held by coroner's jury, May 10, 1907. Suicide by hanging in cell in county jail, Sept. 1, 1907.

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    54 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman killed: Kleghorn, Jennie, alias, Annie Furlong. 50 ys. old. Found murdered in house of ill fame at 54 W. 17 St. Death from decapitation and dismemberment. Skull missing. Perpetrator escaped. 3 pct.

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    733 W. 17th Pl

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child dies as a result of asphyxiation: Sipla, Sylvia - Age 5 - Asphyxiated by gas turned on by her mother at 733 W. 17th Place - the mother, Josie, and son, Edward, also died. 22nd Pct.

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    856 W. 17th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Child burned to death: Machusfiki, Sylvester, 7 yrs. 846 W. 17 St. fatally burned by Auton Trapa at 856 W. 17th St. Held by Coroner 7/2/09 - 23 Pct. 3/31/10 - Stricken off - Kersten.

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    1848 W. 18th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Opielinski, Margaret, 55 yrs. Shot dead in her home 1848 W. 18 St. by her husband Bernard Opielinski who attempted suicide. 23 Pct. Held by Coroner 3/30/11 - 7/21/11 - Acquitted - Fitch.

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    1856 W. 18th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Kuna, Albert - Age 50 - Stabbed to death 10:30 PM, at home, 1856 W. 18th St., by his wife, Mary Kuna, "because he called her insulting names while moonshine drunk." On 8/20/25 Mary Kuna was held by the Coroner. 17 Dist. 12/2/25 - Acquitted - Brothers.

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    2224 W. 18th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Zaramba, Charles - Age 32 - Shot to death at 2224 W. 18th Pl. during a quarrel with one John Sacquira who on 9/10 was held by the Coroner. 22nd Pct. Sept. 1917 - No Bill.

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