Case Number: 9428

Anderson, Emmy - Age 19 - Died from a criminal abortion performed on or about 7/16/29 at unknown place by Dr. Sven Windrow, who was held by the Coroner on 7/25/29. Jacque Lagrave (age 67) was held as an accessory. 40 Dist. 2/6/30 - Windrow - Nolle Prossed - McGoorty.


Date of Offense July 16, 1929
Date of Death July 24, 1929
Time Between Offense and Death Longer than 1 week
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Anderson, Emmy
Age 19 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity English-Anglo


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


Precinct 5
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


Date of Coroner's Decision July 25, 1929
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 February 6, 1930
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment for felony murder