Case Number: 3034

Bersworth, Lucile - Age 25 - Died from an abortion performed at 723 Belden Ave., office of Dr. Anna Albers, who on 5/16/16 was held by the Coroner. 41 Pct. June 1916 No bill.


Date of Offense May 16, 1916
Date of Death May 16, 1916
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 723 Pelden Ave
Type of Location Medical facility (Hospital, doctor's office, clinic) Midwife, Abortion place
Location Description office of Dr. Anna Albers
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location office of Dr. Anna Albers
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Bersworth, Lucile
Age 25 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo


Name Albers, Anna Dr.
Gender Female
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 41
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Date Defendant Arrested 16-May-16
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 May 16, 1916
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision June 15, 1916
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder