Case Number: 5879

Castro, Benito - Age 33 - Fatally stabbed in rear of 550 W. Taylor St., during a fight with two other men, supposedly Mexicans. On 9/5/22 the Coroner recommended arrest of one Poco DeOra. 16th Dist.


Date of Offense August 30, 1922
Date of Death August 30, 1922
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 550 W. Taylor st.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description rear of 550 W. Taylor st.
Description Fight
Total Number of Victims 1
Location rear of 550 W. Taylor st.


Name Castro, Benito
Age 33 years
Gender Male
Race Other
Ethnicity Latino, Hispanic



Precinct 16
Allegations of Police Corruption No


Date of Coroner's Decision September 5, 1922
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Recommended investigation/arrest
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No