Case Number: 9851

Dellorto, Evelyn � Age 22 � Death due to a criminal abortion alleged to have been performed 7/16/30 at 2434 So. Crawford Ave., office of Dr. Frank Psota who was booked for Mur. By Abor. 8/1/30. 8/22 Cor. Verd. �Undetermined.� 9/25/30 he was held to the G.J. in $10,000.00 by Judge Lyle. 24 Dist. 12/10/30 � Acquitted � Schwaba.


Date of Offense July 16, 1930
Date of Death July 26, 1930
Time Between Offense and Death Longer than 1 week
Address 2434 S. Crawford Ave.
Type of Location Medical facility (Hospital, doctor's office, clinic) Midwife, Abortion place
Location Description office of Dr. Frank Psota
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location office of Dr. Frank Psota
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Dellorto, Evelyn
Age 22 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


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


Precinct 24
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 1-Aug-30
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision August 22, 1930
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment No judgment (open verdict)
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Schwaba
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, grandy jury, trials
Jury Verdict Yes
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision September 25, 1930
Date of Sentence December 10, 1930
Outcome of Grand Jury Decision Indictment, other homicide, homicide unspecified
Outcome of Trial Acquitted