Case Number: 282

Bartodgza, Josephine. 76 ys. old. Polish. Home at 112 Gault Ct. forcibly entered by Leon Zuralinski who beat her to death and took $650.00 making his escape. 38 Prect.


Date of Offense June 12, 1908
Date of Death June 12, 1908
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 112 Gault ct.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description home
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Other murder, felony murder
Method of Killing Other beating
Weapon beat her to death
Motive def. Forcibly entered victim's home & beat her to
Description Robbery
Total Number of Victims 1
Location home
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Bartodgza, Josephine
Age 76 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Polish
Killed While Protecting Person Protecting self
Victim Killed While Protecting Property Protecting home


Name Zuralinski, Leon
Gender Male
Ethnicity Polish
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Outside labor force (incl. criminals)
Occupation/ Skill Criminal - burglar
Related by Blood or Marriage Former lovers


Precinct 38
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Felony Murder Classification Burglary