Case Number: 35

Alberson, Samuel, shot dead, home 3748 Wentworth Av., by his son Arthur, 17 years old, who was arrested. The father attacked his wife and when the son interfered also attacked him when the latter fired the fatal shot. 19th Prect. Held by Coroner�s Jury Dec. 24. �No bill� by Grand Jury, Jan. 26, 1901.


Date of Offense December 23, 1900
Date of Death December 23, 1900
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 3748 Wentworth Av.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description Home
Type of Death Manslaughter
Description Family quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Home
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Manslaughter Other
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name Alberson, Samuel
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Killed While Protecting Person Protecting a family member
Related by Blood or Marriage Parent/Child


Name Alberson, Arthur
Age 17 years
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Related by Blood or Marriage Child/Parent


Precinct 19
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Date Defendant Arrested 23-Dec-00
Location of Arrest 3748 Wentworth Av.
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision December 24, 1900
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision January 20, 1901
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder