Case Number: 406

Carlson, Charles, body found in Calumet river, March 16. Death caused by assault, Dec.24, 1900. Robert Foster and Stephen Burke arrested and held without bail. 15th Prect.


Date of Offense December 24, 1900
Date of Death March 19, 1901
Address Body found in Calumet River
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other beating
Weapon death caused by assault; body found jn Calumet Ri
Motive body found in Calumet River as a result of assault
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 2


Name Carlson, Charles
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Foster, Robert
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 15
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 19-Mar-01
Time Between Crime and Arrest Months
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No