Case Number: 1934

Pomering, Mrs. Ida, died from abortion. Mrs. Apollonia Heinle, midwife, arrested and held by Coroner's Jury March 29, 1905. "No bill" by Grand Jury, April term, 1905.


Date of Offense March 23, 1905
Date of Death March 23, 1905
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Pomering, Ida
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Heinle, Apollonia
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Nurse, Midwife


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 29-Mar-05
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision March 29, 1905
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 April 15, 1905
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder