Case Number: 165

Brown, Joseph, 38 years old, stabbed to death with knife, home 3408 Leavitt St., by his wife, Clara, who was arrested, 8th Prect. Mrs. Brown was discharged by Grand Jury, April term, 1899.


Date of Offense March 3, 1899
Date of Death March 3, 1899
Address 3408 Leavitt st.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description victim & defendant's home
Type of Death Manslaughter
Total Number of Victims 1
Location victim & defendant's home
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Manslaughter Domestic violence
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name Brown, Joseph
Age 38 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Related by Blood or Marriage Spouses


Name Brown, Clara
Gender Female
Related by Blood or Marriage Spouses


Precinct 8
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder