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Case Description

Bayne, Dennis, sailor, 34 yrs., stabbed to death with jack knife in saloon fight, 16 W. Lake St., by Maurice Hallovan, also a sailor, 21 yrs., who was arrested. W. Madison St. Station.

Case Number

72

Circumstances

Date of offense December 30, 1876
Date of death December 30, 1876
Address 16 W. Lake st.
Type of location Place of business
Type of business Bar/saloon
Location description in saloon
Type of death Homicide
Type of homicide Intentional murder
Characteristics stabbed with a jack knife
Method of killing Knife (butcher knife)
Weapon stabbed to death w/ jackknife
Murder/suicide? Yes
Circumstances description Bar room brawl
Total number of victims 1
Alcohol related? Homicide occurred in drinking establishment
Related to Prohibition? Yes
Prohibition-related location Place where liquor was sold

Victim

Name Bayne, Dennis
Age 34 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupational skill Military (soldier, sailor)
Victim/defendant relationship Not related by family
Prior non-family relationship Acquaintances

Defendant

Name Hallovan, Maurice
Age 21 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupational skill Other, professional
Defendant/victim relationship Known (recognized person)
Prior non-family relationship Acquaintances

Police

Date defendant arrested December 30, 1876
Total number of defendants arrested 1
Defendant ID'd at scene No
Time between crime and arrest Less than 1 day
Arrest made at crime scene Yes
Allegations of police corruption No

Legal

Charges against defendant No charges recorded
Type of legal decision recorded None
Allegations of police corruption No

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