Case Number: 1445

Madigan, William F., shot dead 2933 Cottage Grove Av., by Louis Powers, who was arrested and sentenced July 8, 1892, by Judge Hawes, to twenty years in the Joliet Penitentiary.


Date of Offense April 22, 1892
Date of Death April 22, 1892
Address 2933 Cottage Grove Ave.
Location Description 2933 Cottage Grove Ave.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot dead
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 2933 Cottage Grove Ave.
Number of Defendants 1


Name Madigan, William F.
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Powers, Louis
Gender Male
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Hayes
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Length of Sentence 20 years
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville