Case Number: 2572

Wilson, Vance, colored, killed with knife, 1170 Fulton St., by Annie Thompson, 17 years old, his step-daughter, who was trying to protect her mother, whom Wilson was beating. Annie Thompson was arrested. W. Madison St. Station.


Date of Offense November 7, 1885
Date of Death November 7, 1885
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 1170 Fulton
Type of Location Residence
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Knife (butcher knife)
Weapon killed with knife
Motive def was trying to protect her mother who the vic w
Description Family quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name wilson, Vance
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity African American
Related by Blood or Marriage Step-parent/Step-child


Name Thompson, Annie
Age 17 years
Gender Female
Ethnicity African American
Race Black
Killed While Protecting Person Protecting a family member
Related by Blood or Marriage Step-child / Step-parent


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No