Case Number: 5992

Falesch, Katherine - Age 37 - Died from an abortion ?probably criminal? (cor. Ver.) Performed by Eva Lroch, midwife, who was arrested 5/5/21 and released by C oroner 5/19/21 with recommendation case be further investigated by state?s attorney. 26 Pct. Re-arrested and on 6/22/21 held to G.J. in $3000.00 bonds by Judge Wells. July 1921 No Bill.


Date of Offense May 4, 1921
Date of Death May 4, 1921
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Falesch, Katherine
Age 37 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity German


Name Lroch, eva
Gender Female
Ethnicity German
Race White


Precinct 28
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision May 19, 1921
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Recommended investigation/arrest
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision July 15, 1921
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder