(26151) Purple Gang, Collingwood Massacre, Victims, Detroit, 1931

Crime scene photo that shows the body of Isadore “Izzie the Rat” Sutker where he fell in the bedroom after being gunned down by members of the Purple Gang.

Caption reads: “Scene in the bedroom of apartment 211 - 1740 Collingwood Ave (City of Detroit). Taken September 16 1931 at 4:00pm by Detective Edward Crimmins.”

(26151) Purple Gang, Collingwood Massacre, Victims, Detroit, 1931
Date: 
1931-09-16
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Det. Edward Cumming, Detroit Police Dept.
PhotoID: 
26152