Case Number: 3072

Burke, George - Age 31 - Fatally shot 11/4 in front of 839 E. 89th Place by Charles H. Kasim while walking along with the latter's sife. On 11/16 Kasim was brought back from Gary, Ind. and held by the Coroner. 13 Pct. Nov., 1917 No bill.


Date of Offense November 4, 1917
Date of Death November 4, 1917
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 839 e. 89th pl
Type of Location Residence
Location Description in front of
Type of Death Manslaughter
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in front of
Type of Manslaughter Unintentional killing, other
Type of Residence Residence (Don't know whose)


Name burke, george
Age 31 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo


Name Kasim, Charles H.
Age 31 years
Gender Male
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White


Precinct 13
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 16-Nov-17
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision November 18, 1917
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision November 22, 1917
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder