Case Number: 1993

Ryan, Miss Nellie, 21 years old, from Turner Jundion, Ill., died from abortion at 162 N. Sangamon St. Amelia Spork, midwife, 218 W. Indiana St., arrested. W. Madison St. Station. (279)


Date of Offense October 20, 1877
Date of Death October 20, 1877
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 162 N. Sangamon
Location Description 162 N. sangamon
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 162 N. sangamon
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Ryan, Nellie
Age 21 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Spork, Amelia
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, unskilled (laborer)
Occupation/ Skill Nurse, Midwife


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


Allegations of Police Corruption No