1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927  
1924
Passage of U. S. Immigration Act

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Case Description

Miller, Frank - Age 38 - Pinkerton Watchman - Shot to death in front of 1340 Carroll Ave., by some unknown person or persons who escaped. Supposed to have been murdered by two men bent on committing a burglary. 19 Dist.

Case Number

6608

Circumstances

Date of offense March 12, 1924
Date of death March 12, 1924
Time between offense and death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 1340 Carroll ave.
Type of location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of public place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location description front of 1340 Carroll ave.
Type of death Homicide
Type of homicide Other murder, felony murder
Method of killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot to death
Victim initiated events leading to homicide No
Murder/suicide? Yes
Circumstances description Robbery
Total number of victims 1
Total number of defendants 2
Related to Prohibition? Yes

Victim

Name Miller, Frank
Age 38 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Victim/defendant relationship Not related by family

Defendant

Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Defendant/victim relationship Stranger

Police

Precinct 17
Date defendant arrested April 5, 1924
Arrest made at crime scene Escape, never arrested
Allegations of police corruption No

Legal

Felony murder classification Burglary
Type of legal decision recorded None
Allegations of police corruption No

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