Case Number: 9288

Walker, Willie Pearl - Age 18 - Colored - Died at her home, 341 E. 42nd St., from a criminal abortion. On 7/8/26 Dr. Thomas J. New was held by the Coroner. 3 Dist. 10/12/27 - s/o - McGoorty.


Date of Offense June 1, 1926
Date of Death June 1, 1926
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 341 E. 42nd ST
Type of Location Residence
Location Description home of victim
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location home of victim
Type of Accident Death from abortion
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Walker, Willie Pearl
Age 18 years
Gender Female
Race Black
Ethnicity African American


Name New, Dr. Thomas J.
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 3
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision July 8, 1926
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Murder was cause of death
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge McGoorty
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence October 12, 1927
Outcome of Trial Stricken off