Case Number: 506

Dix, Mrs. Mary, died home, 250 W. Randolph St. from abortion. Dr. W. F. Aiken, of 343 State St., arrested on State warrant, charged with murder. W. Madison St. Station.


Date of Offense November 30, 1874
Date of Death November 30, 1874
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 343 State st.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description home, from abortion
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location home, from abortion
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Dix, Mrs. Mary
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Aiken, Dr. W. F.
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Business Owner Illegal enterprise
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Location of Arrest W. Madison st station
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No