Dr. Henry Gross was investigated for the February 26, 1943 abortion death of 20-year-old waitress Dorothy Webber of Altgeld Street in Elmwood Park, Illinois.

During that investigation, Gross was tried and convicted for the abortion death of Lavern Perez.

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Source:
  • "Jurors Convict Physician of Abortion Death," Chicago Tribune, Jul. 3, 1943
  • Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947