Case Number: 10636

McElroy, Eunice - Age 21 - Single - Death due to a criminal abortion for the commission of which Dr. Thomas J. Ney was held by the Coroner on 11/30/28. 6 Dist. 7/24/31 - Nolle Prossed - David.


Date of Offense November 14, 1928
Date of Death November 14, 1928
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name McElroy, Eunice
Age 21 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo


Name Thomas, J. Ney
Gender Male
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 6
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision November 30, 1928
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision July 24, 1931
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder