March 29th, 1926
Man shot to death: Major, James - Age 32 - Colored - Shot to death at 7:25 AM, in the hallway, rear of 1404 So. Peoria St., by James Brock, who escaped. On 3/30/26 Brock's arrest was recommended by the Coroner. On 4/2/26 Brock was arrested and held. 16 Dist. 11/6/26 - Stricken Off - Eller.Please note that Housecreep aggregates information from multiple sources, including historical records, police reports, archived newspaper clippings, and personal accounts submitted by our community of sleuths. Unfortunately, some historical records may contain outdated, offensive language. We do not condone the use of such language and we would not publish it otherwise. If you believe a post has been submitted that is offensive or malicious in any way, please let us know and we will remove it. Thank you.