Case Number: 3335

Cobb, Dennis - Age 18 - Col. - Shot to death at 3360 Forest Ave., by his sister, Beatrice Jordan, who fired through the door when he refused her permission to join a holiday party. On 1/6/21 Beatrice was held by the Coroner. 35 Pct. 2/17/21 Nolle Prossed - Kersten.


Date of Offense December 31, 1920
Date of Death December 31, 1920
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 3360 Forest Ave.
Type of Location Residence
Type of Death Manslaughter
Description Family quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Type of Manslaughter Domestic violence
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name Cobb, Dennis
Age 18 years
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity African American
Related by Blood or Marriage Siblings


Name Cobb, Beatrice
Gender Female
Ethnicity African American
Race Black
Related by Blood or Marriage Siblings


Precinct 10
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision January 6, 1921
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Kersten
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision February 17, 1921
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder