Case Number: 4851

Ray, Jesse J. - 35 ys. - Struck on the head with a brick and killed at 18th Street & Armour Av. by Boss Cox, colored, who was arrested. 3rd prect. Boss Cox, Jordan Carpenter, Wm. Jepford & Ges. Wright held by Coroner 9/22/11. Oct.1911 - No bill on Carpenter, Jepford & Wright. 1/9/12 Boss Cox acquitted - Honore.


Date of Offense September 14, 1911
Date of Death September 14, 1911
Address 18th st. & Armour ave.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description intersection
Type of Death Manslaughter
Description Other
Total Number of Victims 1
Location intersection
Number of Defendants 4
Type of Manslaughter Unintentional killing, other


Name Ray, Jesse J.
Age 35 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Cox, Boss
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Precinct 3
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 4


Date of Coroner's Decision September 22, 1911
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Trial Judge Honore
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence January 9, 1912
Outcome of Trial Acquitted