Case Number: 940

Hicht, Marie, domestic, employed at 616 Dearborn Av., died from abortion performed by Doctress Louise Hagenow, who was arrested by Off's. Phelan and Hibiliki of 22d Prect. She was held by Coroner's Jury and sentenced to Joliet, Feb. 19, 1900, by jury in Judge Baker's court.


Date of Offense September 2, 1899
Date of Death September 2, 1899
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion


Name Hicht, Marie
Gender Female
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Domestic labor


Name Hagenow, Dr. Lousie
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Doctor


Precinct 22
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Location of Arrest At scene
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Trial Judge Baker
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence February 19, 1900
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville