Case Number: 2133

Savroch, Adeline, widow, died. Coroner's Jury on Feb. 1, found that she died from abortion. Mrs. Bertha Twachaus, midwife, 159 W. Division St., held without bail for murder. Julius Grosse, saloon keeper, 3023 Archer Av., and Celia Arlep, his housekeeper, held as accessories. Deering St. Station.


Date of Offense January 29, 1883
Date of Death January 29, 1883
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 Savroch, Adeline
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, eastern european


Name Twachaus, Mrs. Bertha
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Occupation/ Skill Nurse, Midwife


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 3


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Murder was cause of death
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No