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Stigmatized Properties in Des Plaines, Illinois, United States

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    2407 E. Ballard Rd

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Poltrack, Arthur - Age 26 - Fatally shot at 3:35 AM, 7/28/27, while attempting to force entrance into basement of 2407 Ballard St., by the occupant, Henry Foerst, who mistook him for a burglar. On 8/4/27 Foerst was exonerated by the Coroner. 25 Dist.

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    609 Dexter Ave

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Child burned to death: Doody, Edward, 1 yr., fatally scalded, 609 Dexter Av., by Samiel Shebish, who in quarreling with his wife, threw water on her while she was holding the child in her arms. Schebish was arrested and held by Coroner's Jury, Feb. 5, 1906. Sentenced to Joliet Pen. for manslaughter, April 4, 1906, by Judge Dupuy.

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    3617 Gage St

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Carroll, Joseph - Age 24 - Shot to death at 5:15 PM, at home, 3617 Gage St., by his wife, Ruth Carroll, who, on 8/27/25, was exonerated by the Coroner as having acted in self-defense. 14 Dist.

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    915 Hope St

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Boyuningis, Dan - Age 40 - Death due to skull fracture sustained at 1:35 AM, 6/6/27, during a fight in a flat at 915 Hope St. On 6/9/27 Nick Marvis and Tom Munos were booked for manslaughter and on the same day held by the Coroner on that charge. Arrest of Chris Skizis was also recommended. 16th Dist. June 1927 No Bills on Morris & Munos.

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    950 Hope St

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Tranchito, Baldaisare - Age 30 - Fatally stabbed 10/15/23 at a party of 950 Hope St., during an altercation with Anthony Scimemi, who,on 10/20/23, was held by the Coroner. 16 Dist. 4/12/24 - 14 years Joliet Pen. - Young. 5/3/25 - Affirmed by Supr. Ct.

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    1120 Milton Ave

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Leapwolf, Marion - Age 20 - Fatally shot at 11:30 PM, 9/30/27, at 1120 Milton Ave., home of John Blackhawk, also an Indian, who accused him of stealing $500.00 which he had hidden in the house. On 10/1/27 Blackhawk was held by the Coroner. 28th Dist. 12/13/27 - Acquitted - Milton.

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    807 Milton St

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Stackowski, Joseph Age 33 Shot to death at 2:30 PM, at 807 Milton St., home of Josephine Smith, by Martin Mach, the womans suitor, who discovered the two in a compromising situation. Mach also wounded the woman and then committed suicide. 28 Dist.

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