Case Number: 7741

Cohen, Jean - Age 17 - Died at the Montrose Hospital from a criminal abortion. On 1/31/25 Louise Hagenow was arrested and on 2/27/25 exonerated by the Coroner. On 3/18/25 she was held to the G.J. in bonds of $5000.00 by Judge Fetzer. 27 Dist.


Date of Offense January 22, 1925
Date of Death January 22, 1925
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Type of Location Medical facility (Hospital, doctor's office, clinic) Midwife, Abortion place
Location Description in Montrose Hospital
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in Montrose Hospital
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Cohen, Jean
Age 17 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Hagenow, Louise
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)


Precinct 27
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 31-Jan-25
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision February 27, 1925
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Exonerated, Commended
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No