Case Number: 8291

Jackson, Idell - Age 32 - Colored - Shot to death at 10:30 PM, in 2nd floor rear flat 712 E. 47th St., in a free-for-all fight over change for $10.00, by James Williams, and another unknown negro. On 9/3/25 Williams was held by the Coroner who also recommended the other man's arrest. Ozzie Lattee also was killed. 3 Dist. 11/30/25 Williams was acquitted in this case - Miller.


Date of Offense August 3, 1925
Date of Death August 3, 1925
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 712 E 47th st
Type of Location Residence
Location Description 2nd flr rear flat of address
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Characteristics shot to death during free-for-all fight over chang
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot to death
Motive free-for-all fight over change for $10
Description Fight
Total Number of Victims 2
Location 2nd flr rear flat of address
Number of Defendants 1
Related to Organized Crime
Type of Residence Residence (Don't know whose)


Name Jackson, Idell
Age 32 years
Gender Female
Race Black
Ethnicity African American


Name Williams, James
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Precinct 3
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision September 3, 1925
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Miller
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence November 30, 1925
Outcome of Trial Acquitted