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January 16th, 1923

Quoted from original police record: Woman killed: Morgan, Hattie - Age 25 - Colored - Found dead at home, 155 N. Wood St., throat cut with razor. On 3/21/23 the coroner recommended arrest of Elmer, alias Robert Elmer Morgan, with whom she lived as man and wife while her husband (another Morgan) was serving time in the House of Correction. 20 Dist. 5/12/23 arrested and turned over to the Sheriff. 7/23/23 - 20 years Joliet Pen. - Coverly.

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