Case Number: 10142

Howell, Austin � Age 57 � Colored � Killed in front of 709 E. Oakwood Blvd., by an unknown auto and left lying under another parked machine. The Coroner recommended the unknown driver�s arrest for manslaughter. 5 Dist.


Date of Offense August 2, 1929
Date of Death August 2, 1929
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 709 E. Oakwood Blvd.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description in front of Oakwood Blvd.
Type of Death Accident
Description Car accident
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in front of Oakwood Blvd.
Type of Accident Automobile accident


Name Howell, Austin
Age 57 years
Gender Male
Race Black
Ethnicity African American



Precinct 5
Allegations of Police Corruption No


Date of Coroner's Decision August 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