Case Number: 17

Adams, George, shot dead, 211 26th St., by Sidney Cooper, who was arrested and sentenced March 19, 1895, by Judge Sean to thirteen years in Joliet Pen.


Date of Offense October 13, 1894
Date of Death October 13, 1894
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 211 26th st.
Location Description 211 26th st.
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 211 26th st.
Number of Defendants 1


Name Adams, george
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Cooper, Sidney
Gender Male


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Trial Judge Sean
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, grand jury, trial, and post conviction
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Length of Sentence 13 years
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville