Case Number: 2979

Brubaker, Mrs. Mary, 25 yrs., died home 309 Englewood Ave. from abortion performed by Dr. H.W. Case who was arrested and held by coroner. 3/18/13 - 17 Pct. Apr., 1913, no bill on Case.


Date of Offense March 18, 1913
Date of Death March 18, 1913
Address 309 Englewood Ave.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description Home of victim
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Home of victim
Type of Accident Death from abortion
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Brubaker, Mrs. Mary
Age 25 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo


Name Case, H.W. Dr.
Gender Male
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 17
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Date Defendant Arrested 18-Mar-13
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision March 18, 1913
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision April 15, 1913
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder