Case Number: 11278

Vito, Pasquale - Age 55- Killed by an automobile in North Ave. 125 ft. east of Lawler Ave., while crossing the street. On 10/5/28 the driver, John McHall, was held by the Coroner. 28 Dist. 5/17/29 - Acquitted - Lindsay.


Date of Offense September 20, 1928
Date of Death September 20, 1928
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address North Ave & Lawler Ave
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description in North Ave 125ft E. of Lawler Ave
Type of Death Accident
Description Car accident
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in North Ave 125ft E. of Lawler Ave
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Automobile accident


Name Vito, Pasquale
Age 55 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Italian


Name McHall, John
Gender Male
Ethnicity Irish
Race White


Precinct 28
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision October 5, 1928
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Lindsay
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence May 17, 1929
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified
Outcome of Trial Acquitted