Case Number: 885

Harder, Mrs. Helen, shot dead, 3735 California Av., by her husband, Charles F. Harder, who committed suicide by shooting.


Date of Offense August 9, 1889
Date of Death August 9, 1889
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 3735 California Av.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot dead
Motive husband shot wife, then committed suicide
Description Domestic violence
Total Number of Victims 1


Name harder, Helen
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european
Related by Blood or Marriage Spouses


Name Harder, Charles F.
Gender Male
Race White
Related by Blood or Marriage Spouses


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene Defendant identified by someone else at scene
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No