Case Number: 724

Finnegan, John J., fatally assaulted, 193 Washington St., and died in Co. Hosp. July 1. M. Joseph Sullivan, William Cavanaugh and James Sullivan arrested by Central Station officers and held by Coroner's Jury, by were found not guilty by Jury in Judge Gary's Court, Feb. 8, 1889.


Date of Offense June 20, 1898
Date of Death July 1, 1898
Time Between Offense and Death Longer than 1 week
Address 193 Washington st.
Location Description 193 Washington st.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other beating
Weapon fatally assaulted
Motive fatally assaulted
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 193 Washington st.
Number of Defendants 3


Name Finnegan, John J.
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Irish
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken County Hospital


Name Sullivan, M. Joseph
Gender Male
Ethnicity Irish
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Weeks
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 3


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Gary
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified