Case Number: 5281

Tubbin, Hulda - 33 yrs. Died from abortion performed by Dr. Olaf Olson who was arrested and held by Coroner 11/22/13. 10 Pct. Dec. 1913 No Bill.


Date of Offense November 22, 1913
Date of Death November 22, 1913
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Location Medical facility (Hospital, doctor's office, clinic) Midwife, Abortion place
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Tubbin, Hulda
Age 33 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Olson, Olaf (Dr)
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other
Race White
Business Owner Illegal enterprise
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


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 1


Date of Coroner's Decision December 15, 1913
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
Outcome of Trial Defendant discharged