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June 30th, 1924

Quoted from original police record: Murder suicide: Waters, Nancy - Age 25 - Shot to death in her home, 4832 Winthrop Ave., by her husband, Edward S. Waters, who thereupon committed suicide. They had lived apart for about a month. 33 Dist.

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Man shot to death: Kurtz, Bernard J. Age 32 While in an intoxicated condition, deceased and a friend were lured to Apt. 2 of 4843 Winthrop Ave., a rooming house, by a Checker Cab chauffeur, Joseph Michelson, who robbed and shot Kurtz. The other man escaped and later surrendered to tell the story as the guilty pointed his way. On 1/10/29 Joseph Michelson, the chauffeur was identified and on 1/12/29 held by the Coroner. 22 Dist. 7/16/29 Acquitted Comerford. View Listing »
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