Case Number: 94

Booth, James, saloon keeper, fatally stabbed (died same day) at home, 9 Gold St., by Frank Phealon in fight over a woman, Jessie Dubois, with whom Booth was living. Phealon escaped. W. 12th St. Station.


Date of Offense April 20, 1885
Date of Death April 20, 1885
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Address 9 Gold st.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description victim fatally stabbed at home, 9Gold st.
Description Other
Total Number of Victims 1
Location victim fatally stabbed at home, 9Gold st.
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name Booth, James
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Other, business person


Name Phealon, Frank
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Location of Arrest W. 12th st. station


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