Case Number: 9397

Agoston, Julia - Age 24 - Died at St. Elizabeth's Hospital from a criminal abortion performed at her home, 738 Blackhawk St., on 2/4/28. On 3/21/28 Dr. Anton Feher, Helen Moskowitz, Susie Kosmos and Manhart Agoston were held by the Coroner, the last two as accessories. 36 Dist. March 1928 No Bills on all 3. Moskowitz indicted Mar. 1928. 11/23/28 - Nolle Prossed - McGoorty.


Date of Offense February 4, 1928
Date of Death March 12, 1928
Time Between Offense and Death Longer than 1 week
Address 738 Blackhawk st.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description her home
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location her home
Type of Accident Death from abortion
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Agoston, Julia
Age 24 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken St. Elizabeth's


Name Moskowitz, Helen
Gender Female
Ethnicity Russian
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 19
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 4


Date of Coroner's Decision March 21, 1928
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge McGoorty
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict and grand jury
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision November 23, 1928
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder