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What Happened at 647 West 13th Street?

ChicagoIllinoisUnited States

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  • December 27th, 1924

    Man burned to death: Street, Edward - Age 52 - Colored- Died at the County Hospital from burns received 12/27/24 at home, 647 W. 13th St., said burns alleged to have been sustained during a quarrel with his wife, Zepora Street, when she threw gasoline upon him and set it afire. On 1/14/25 she was exonerated by the Coroner, but on 1/15/25 held to the G.J. without bail by Judge Allegretti. 16 Dist. 4/28/25 - Acquitted - Lynch.

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