Case Number: 1909

Podolski, Herman, died in County Hospital. Struck on head with iron bar, July 20, by Harry Barsley, who was arrested and held by Coroner's Jury July 31. 4th Prect. "No bill" by Grand Jury, Sept. term, 1902.


Date of Offense July 20, 1902
Date of Death July 25, 1902
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 week but more than 1 day
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1


Name Podolski, Herman
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken County Hospital


Name Barsley, Harry
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 4
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 31-Jul-02
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision July 31, 1902
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision July 31, 1902
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder