Case Number: 880

Howard, J.M., of Halpanaiso, Ind., found with skull fractured in lumber yard, Archer Av. and 22d St. Henry F. McCabe, sailor, arrested, confessed and sentenced to Pen.


Date of Death May 16, 1887
Address Archer Ave. & 22nd st.
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description in lumber yard
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Weapon fractured skull
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in lumber yard
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Business Other place of business


Name Howard, J.M.
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name McCabe, Henry F.
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Outside labor force (incl. criminals)
Occupation/ Skill Other, skilled laborer


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Grand jury, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville