Case Number: 8417

Kruse, Florence - Age 15 - Death due ot an abortion - not determined by Coroner's Jury by whom performed. On 8/29/27 Dr. James Aldrich was booked for murder by abortion. On 9/1/27 Louis C. Kruse, the girl's father, was booked as accessory. Both were exonerated by the Coroner 9/17/27 and on 9/19/27 discharged by Judge Curran. The Coroner, however, recommended the arrest of Corwyn Lynch, the man responsible for her condition, on charge of murder. 11 Dist.


Date of Death August 28, 1927
Type of Death Manslaughter
Total Number of Victims 1
Type of Manslaughter Unintentional killing, other




Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No