Case Number: 9708

Clark, Kip - Age 30 - Colored - Shot to death at 9:45 PM, 6/20/29, in the rear of 881 Milton Ave., by his common-law wife, Mary Clark alias Mary Steele, alias Wilkerson, whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner on 7/2/29. 35 Dist.


Date of Offense June 20, 1929
Date of Death June 20, 1929
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 881 Milton
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description rear of address
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Cause of death unknown
Characteristics shot by wife
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot to death
Victim Initiated Events Leading to Homicide No
Description Domestic violence
Total Number of Victims 1
Location rear of address
Related to Organized Crime


Name Clark, Kip
Age 30 years
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity African American
Related by Blood or Marriage Spouses


Name Clark, Mary aka Mary Steele Wi
Gender Female
Ethnicity English-Anglo
Race White


Precinct 35
Allegations of Police Corruption No


Date of Coroner's Decision July 2, 1929
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