Case Number: 507

Davlin, James, fatally stabbed, Polk and Taylor Sts, by Charles de St. Clair, alias Billy Allen alias, Welch, who was arrested and sentenced to Joliet Pen.


Date of Offense May 12, 1875
Date of Death May 12, 1875
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Polk and Taylor sts.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other stabbing, stabbing unspecified
Weapon fatally stabbed
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1


Name Davlin, James
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name de St. Clair, Charles "Billy A
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Location of Arrest Polk & Taylor sts
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Grand jury, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Length of Sentence Indeterminate sentence
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville