December 15th, 1929
Man shot to death: Eley, Sylvester - Age 29 - Colored - Shot to death at 10:30 AM, 12/15/29 in his home, 1841 Maypole Ave., by his 12 yr. old daughter, Geneva Eley, whom the Coroner exonerated 12/16/29, pronouncing it accidental. Eley was quarreling with and attempting to stab his wife when Geneva drew the gun from his pocket "and it was discharged." 27 Dist.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 Unfortunately, some historical records may contain outdated, offensive language.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.