Case Number: 302

Brennan, Michael, 38 yrs. street car conductor, shot while on his car (Ogen and Wells St.) on Madison St., between Jefferson and Clinton, by Loraine J. Carter, who was arrested. 27th Prect. Shot at 12:00 A.M., died at 5:15 A.M. - Carter sent to Detention Hospital. 6-17-1907, to Chester Asylum for Insane Criminals. Judge Barnes.


Date of Offense March 17, 1910
Date of Death March 17, 1910
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Address Ogen & Wells st.
Type of Location Vehicle
Location Description shot while on his car
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot
Total Number of Victims 1
Location shot while on his car
Number of Defendants 1


Name Brennan, Michael
Age 38 years
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Other, skilled laborer


Name Carter, Loraine J
Gender Male
Race White


Precinct 27
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 17-Mar-10
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Barnes
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence June 17, 1907
Length of Sentence Indeterminate sentence
Outcome of Trial Not guilty by reason of insanity
Sentence Completed Yes