Case Number: 633

Daiga, Phillip. 35 ys. old. Kicked in the groin in Sept. 1907 by his stepson Joseph Vitter who has been held by Coroner. 33 prect. No bill by February (1908) Grand Jury.


Date of Offense September 15, 1907
Date of Death January 23, 1908
Type of Location Residence
Description Fight
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name Daiga, Philip
Age 35 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Related by Blood or Marriage Step-parent/Step-child


Name Vitter, Joseph
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Related by Blood or Marriage Step-child / Step-parent


Precinct 33
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision February 15, 1908
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder