Case Number: 7209

Taranto, Frank - Age 40 - Shot to death at 2620 Lowe Ave., home of Anna Daidone, who shot him. Three years before he had raped her and when he appeared for the first time since then she shot him. On 4/16/23 she was held by the Coroner for manslaughter. April 1923 No Bill.


Date of Offense April 15, 1923
Date of Death April 15, 1923
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 2620 Lowe av.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description defendant's residence @ 2620 Lowe
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional manslaughter
Characteristics 3 years before victim had raped def.
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot to death
Motive victim was shot by defendant who was repaying a gr
Victim Initiated Events Leading to Homicide Yes
Description Dispute over money or property, quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Location defendant's residence @ 2620 Lowe
Number of Defendants 1
Related to Organized Crime
Type of Residence Residence of defendant


Name Taranto, Frank
Age 40 years
Gender Male
Race Other
Ethnicity Italian


Name Daidone, Anna
Gender Female
Ethnicity Italian
Race Other
Killed While Protecting Person Protecting self


Precinct 15
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision April 16, 1923
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Murder was cause of death
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 May 15, 1923
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for manslaughter