Seeks "moon"; found dead [Herman Trapp]
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Oct 1927, p. 56

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Picked up unconscious on the sidewalk in front of 731 Chicago avenue, Evanston last Friday, Herman Trapp of Hubbard Woods died a few hours later in St. Francis hospital without regaining consciousness. Trapp had a cut on the back of his head and smelled of moonshine when he was found. Gus Kuppig living at that address, an alleged bootlegger, was arrested and released on his own recognizance to appear at the inquest Oct. 21 in the County building. A quantity of alcohol and "moon" was seized in his home. he told police that Trapp sought admittance to the house, which was refused, and fell as he started back down the steps.

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14 Oct 1927
Personal Name(s):
Kuppig, Gus ; Trapp, Herman
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Seeks "moon"; found dead [Herman Trapp]