Case Number: 1932

Putnam, Miss May, died in Monroe Hospital from abortion. F.E. MacCordy and Dr. Sucy alias Louise Hagenow arrested and held by Coroner's Jury March 16.


Date of Offense March 14, 1905
Date of Death March 14, 1905
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Monroe Hospital
Type of Location Medical facility (Hospital, doctor's office, clinic) Midwife, Abortion place
Location Description Monroe Hospital
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Monroe Hospital
Number of Defendants 2
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Putnam, May
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken Monroe Hospital


Name MacCordy, F.E.
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 16-Mar-05
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Date of Coroner's Decision March 16, 1905
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No