Case Number: 5279

Turnovan, Anna - 40 yrs. - Died from abortion - Dr. Frank L. Mueller and Sima Millasch held by Coroner 8/4/13 - 40 Pct. Aug. 1913 No bill both cases.


Date of Offense August 4, 1913
Date of Death August 4, 1913
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Location Other
Location Description abortion peformed
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location abortion peformed
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Turnovan, Anna
Age 40 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Mueller, Frank L. (Dr)
Gender Male
Business Owner Illegal enterprise
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 25
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment No judgment (open verdict)
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder