The Slain Baby

_____An Account of the Scoundrel Edgar Foster

Here’s a sad, strange tale I stumbled upon while researching a Chicago case. The Daily Tribune gave it pretty good play when the story broke, Sunday A1 above the fold, July 30, 1916 …

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Sadly, I haven’t yet found how this case resolved. There was a small notice a few weeks later that Foster had been assigned to a grand jury, but I haven’t found where there was even an indictment issued. The following summer, there was another notice that a court had granted Jennie Foster a divorce.

I will update if I find more.