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2650 South Sawyer Avenue


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reported events that occurred at 2650 South Sawyer Avenue on November 21st, 1920

Quoted from original police record: Murder suicide: Kysela, Frances - Age 31 - Shot to death at home, 2650 So. Sawyer Ave. by her husband Vincent, from whom she had separated and who come to visit her. Vincent committed suicide in like manner. 19 Pct.

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Man shot to death: Pijanowski, Joseph - Age 29 - Patrolman, 19th Precinct, Fatally shot 11/10/20 (at 1:45 A.M.) in front of 2544 So. Kedvale Ave., while in company of ex-alderman Winfield Held, (who also was wounded), by some young men who were hiding under porch at that number. On 11/15/20 Raymond Knight was arrested (held by Coroner 11/20/20) and confessed that the motive was robbery and implicated Albert E. Willer and Henry J. Schmidt who were held to the G.J. without bonds by Judge Caverly. … View Listing »
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Murder suicide: Handzel, Joseph, Laddie & James, - James, 4 ys., others 2 yr. Old twins. Killed by inhaling gas at 2849 S. Sawyer Av. turned on by their mother Marie Handzel who suicided at the same time & place. 25 prect. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Burnham, Herbert, 48 yrs. fatally shot at hime 2755 No. Whipple St. by his wife Harriet Burnham who was arrested 23d Pct. 6/21/212. Held by Coroner. - 3/27/13 Acquitted - Burke. View Listing »
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Child shot to death: Fast, Frank - Age 15 - Accidentally shot and fatally wounded in home of Rudolph Frana, 2417 So. Kedzie Ave., who was showing him a 45 calibre automatic pistol. On 7/26/23 Frana, a boy, was exonerated by the Coroner. 18 Dist. View Listing »
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Murder suicide: Cervenka, Barbara - Age 47 - Shot to death at home, 2321 So. Sawyer Ave., by her husband, Anton, whose motive was jealousy over his wifes receiving some flowers from another man on Mother?s Day. Anton shot himself and died on May 14th. 18 Dist. View Listing »
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