Case Number: 943

Henry, Mrs. Ida, 26 yrs., died, home 253 Ohio St., from abortion performed by Doctress Paulina Bechtel, who was arrested and held by Coroner's Jury Jan. 12, 1900. 38th Prect.


Date of Offense January 12, 1900
Date of Death January 12, 1900
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 253 Ohio st.
Type of Location Residence
Location Description home
Type of Death Accident
Description Illegal abortion
Total Number of Victims 1
Location home
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Accident Death from abortion
Type of Residence Residence of both victim and defendant


Name Henry, Mrs. Ida
Age 26 years
Gender Female
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


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


Precinct 38
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 12-Jan-00
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No