Case Number: 6993

Scheaffer, Margaret - Fatally injured 50 ft. north of 53rd St. in Ashland Ave., when struck by an auto truck driven by Jamees Fusillo, who, on 8/3/21, was held by the Coroner. 14 Pct. 5/29/22 - Acquitted - P. Sullivan.


Date of Offense August 2, 1921
Date of Death August 2, 1921
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 53rd and Ashland
Type of Location Vehicle
Location Description 50 ft north of address
Type of Death Accident
Description Car accident
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 50 ft north of address
Type of Accident Automobile accident


Name Scheaffer, Margaret
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Fusillo, Jamees
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 14
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision August 3, 1921
Trial Judge Sullivan
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence May 29, 1922
Outcome of Trial Acquitted