Case Number: 579

Duffy, Mary, found dead at 165 Maxwell St. Nelson Evans and Addie Evans, both colored, arrested and held without bail, Jan. 5, 1903, by Coroner's Jury. "No bill" by Grand Jury, Jan. 27, 1903. 21st Prect.


Date of Death December 16, 1902
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 165 Maxwell st.
Location Description Found dead at 165 Maxwell st.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Weapon found dead
Motive found dead
Description Victim's body dumped
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Found dead at 165 Maxwell st.
Number of Defendants 2


Name Duffy, Mary
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Evans, Nelson
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Precinct 21
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 5-Jan-03
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Date of Coroner's Decision January 5, 1903
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision July 27, 1903
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder