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September 24th, 1927

Quoted from original police record: Man beaten to death: Brady, James D. - Age 55 - Died from an intercranial hemorrhage sustained at about 1 PM, 9/24/27, at 344 Wisconsin St., when he knocked down several times by Mrs. Ellen Chisholm whom he attempted to attack while intoxicated. On 9/28/27 Mrs. Chisholm was exonerated by the Coroner. 29 Dist.

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