Let's look at two cases from early 20th century Chicago.
|Dr. Lillian Hobbs|
On April 30, 1923, 29-year-old homemaker Emma Herod died in her home from an abortion performed there that day. Dr. Emma J. Warren was arrested for the death. On July 15, Warren was indicted for felony murder in Emma Herod's death.Warren had already been implicated in the 1917 abortion death of 27-year-old Annie DeGroote.