Case Number: 7633

Bostwick, James - Age 43 - Death due to shock and injuries following an assault upon him by one Robert White, who "struck and threw him to the floor" at 1752 W. 14th St., at about 1:45 A.M. On 8/31/26 White was held by the Coroner. 17 Dist. Sept. 1926 No bill.


Date of Offense August 28, 1926
Date of Death August 28, 1926
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 1752 W. 14th St
Type of Location Residence
Location Description 1752 W. 14th St
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Characteristics death due to shock+injuries following an assult up
Method of Killing Other beating
Weapon Struck and thrown to floor
Motive Was struck and thrown to floor in assault
Victim Initiated Events Leading to Homicide No
Description Negligence
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 1752 W. 14th St
Number of Defendants 1
Related to Organized Crime
Type of Residence Residence (Don't know whose)


Name Botswick, James
Age 43 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Robert White
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 17
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 31-Aug-26
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision August 31, 1926
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
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision September 15, 1926
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder