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7524 South Halsted Street


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April 3rd, 1927

Quoted from original police record: Man shot to death: Lasinski, Edward J. - Age 22 - Fatally shot at 11:15 PM, in rear of 7524 So. Halsted St., by Edwin Peoples whom he attempted to rob as the latter was putting his auto in his garage. On 4/4/27 Peoples, who was not booked, was exonerated by the Coroner. He also wounded, Edw. Marshall, who was with deceased. 10 Dist.

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Woman strangled to death: Sietsema, Mary - Age 30 - Found at 5 AM, 6/2/27, strangled to death by her husband, in their home, at 7501 So. Sangamon St. The time of occurrence between 11:30 AM and 5 PM. Murdered by some unknown person whose motive is likewise unknown. 10th Dist. 1/13/28 Earl Nelson, alias Ferrell, alias Woodcock, etc. hanged in Winnipeg, Canada. Known as "The Strangler" credited with 22 murders of women among them this one, all within 16 months. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Berkley, David - Age 43 - Shot to death at 2AM., 8/28/27, in rear yard of 7606 So. Morgan, by Wm. Flynn, who thought he was a burglar, but it seems Berkley was drunk and just wandering. On 8/28/27 Flynn was booked for murder but was exonerated by the Coroner and on 9/7/27 discharged by Judge Finnegan. 10 Dist. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Patatoles, Wm. - Age 28 - Shot to death in poolroom at 518 W. 79th St., during a quarrel, by Andrew Laskaris whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner 11/29/21. 10 Dist. View Listing »
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Woman beaten to death: Coppersmith, Mrs. Ella - Age 28 - Skull fractured with a hammer and throat cut, at her home at 7100 Lowe Ave., her 2 yr. old son John L. also killed in like manner. Many suspects arrested and on 5/17/15 William Russell Pethrick, grocer's delivery boy, confessed to the double murder, and was held by the Coroner 5/18/15 without bail. 17 Pct. 9/28/15 Pethick to Joliet Pen for life - Barrett. 10/22/15 - s/o - Barrett. View Listing »
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Murder suicide: Pflugradt, Mrs. Elizabeth, shot dead, home 7035 Halsted St., by her husband Frederick Pflugradt, who committed suicide by shooting. 17th Prect. View Listing »
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