Case Number: 1020

Isserstadt, Bertha, 23 ys. old. Died Aug. 5, from abortion. Mrs. Margaret Wiedman held by coroner today. 40 pct. Mrs. Wiedman acquitted 12/#/08 Judge ???


Date of Offense August 5, 1908
Date of Death August 19, 1908
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Isserstadt, Bertha
Age 23 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Wiedman, Mrs. Margaret
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Occupation/ Skill Other, professional


Precinct 40
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision August 19, 1908
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence December 15, 1908
Outcome of Trial Acquitted