Case Number: 9336

Ware, Martha A. - Age 38 - Colored - Died from injuries received 10/26/27 in front of 6118 So. State St., when struck by a speeding automobile which knocked her against a street car. On 10/29/27 the arrest of the unknown driver was recommended by the Coroner. 5 Dist.


Date of Offense October 26, 1922
Date of Death October 29, 1922
Address 6118 S. State St.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Type of Death Accident
Description Car accident
Total Number of Victims 1
Type of Accident Automobile accident


Name Ware, Martha
Age 38 years
Gender Female
Race Black
Ethnicity African American



Precinct 5
Allegations of Police Corruption No


Date of Coroner's Decision October 31, 1927
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Recommended investigation/arrest
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No