Case Number: 5465

Wagner, Margaret, Mrs. - 33 yrs. - Died at Post Graduate Hospital from Criminal Abortion performed by Caroline Orbach who was held by Coroner 1/24/13. 22 Pct. 11/25/13 - Acquitted - McDonald.


Date of Offense January 23, 1913
Date of Death January 23, 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
Location Description Post Graduate Hospital
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Post Graduate Hospital
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Wagner, Margaret Mrs.
Age 33 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken Post Graduate Hospit


Name Orbach, Caroline
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Nurse, Midwife


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision January 24, 1913
Trial Judge McDonald
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence November 25, 1913
Outcome of Trial Acquitted