Case Number: 2174

Schmekel, Fernand, died. Stabbed April 17, on Greenwood Av., near 76th St. Fritz Klinkbear and Gustave Woomer arrested and held by Coroner's Jury.


Date of Offense April 17, 1893
Date of Death April 17, 1893
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Greenwood Av., near 76th st.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description street
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other stabbing, stabbing unspecified
Weapon stabbed b two men
Total Number of Victims 1
Location street
Number of Defendants 2


Name Schmekel, Fernand
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity German


Name Klinkbear, Fritz
Gender Male
Ethnicity German
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Months
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No