Case Number: 2639

Walff, Charles, 27 years old, fatally stabbed in saloon 313 Fulton St., by George Bowes, bartender, who was arrested, but exonerated Oct. 21, by Coroner's Jury. 27th Prect.


Date of Offense October 19, 1902
Date of Death October 19, 1902
Address 313 Fucton st
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description saloon
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other stabbing, stabbing unspecified
Weapon fatally stabbed
Total Number of Victims 1
Location saloon
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Business Bar/saloon


Name Walff, Charles
Age 27 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Bowes, George
Gender Male
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Occupation/ Skill Store worker, bar tender


Precinct 27
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 19-Oct-02
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision October 21, 1902
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Exonerated, Commended
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No