Case Number: 3999

Jackson, Ges. - Age 40 - Col. - Fatally stabbed 12/25/15 at 3633 State St. by another negro Cooper Ford who was arrested and on 12/27/15 held by the Coroner. 5th Prect. 3/13/16 Ford acquitted - Brothers.


Date of Offense December 25, 1915
Date of Death December 26, 1915
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Address 3633 State St.
Type of Location Other
Location Description 3633 State St.
Type of Death Manslaughter
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 3633 State St.
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Manslaughter Unintentional killing, other


Name Jackson, Ges.
Age 40 years
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity African American


Name Ford, Looper
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Precinct 5
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 25-Dec-15
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision December 27, 1915
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Trial Judge Brothers
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence March 13, 1916
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified
Outcome of Trial Acquitted