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This listing contains user-submitted reports documenting historically significant events and personal experiences at 5856 South Parkway, Elmhurst, IL, US, including reports of criminal activity, homicides, deaths, famous residents, and alleged paranormal occurrences. If you have more information about this address, let us know.

reported events that occurred at 5856 South Parkway on November 29th, 1929

Quoted from original police record: Woman shot to death: Wade, Grace - Age 35 - Colored - Shot to death at 6:40 PM, 11/29/29, in her home, 3rd Apt., 5856 So. Parkway, by her husband, (Patrolman) John Wade, when she attacked him with a knife during a quarrel. Wade was booked for murder but on 11/30/29 was exonerated by the Coroner and discharged 12/5/29 by Judge Borelli. 5 Dist.


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