Case Number: 26

Anderson, Nels, 26 yrs., died in Co. Hosp. From knife wounds received June 10, at 156 N. Sangamon St., by his brother, Andrew Anderson, who was arrested, 32nd Prect. Sentence Oct. 7, 1899, by Judge Baker to five years in Joliet Pen.


Date of Offense July 1, 1899
Date of Death July 1, 1899
Time Between Offense and Death Longer than 1 week
Address 156 N. Sangamon st.
Description Family quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1


Name Anderson, Nels
Age 26 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken County Hospital
Related by Blood or Marriage Siblings


Name Anderson, Andrew
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Related by Blood or Marriage Siblings


Precinct 32
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Location of Arrest 156 N. Sangamon st.
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Trial Judge Baker
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, grand jury, trial, and post conviction
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Length of Sentence 5 years
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville