John C. Goetschel

Ozella Ann Skains, a 24-year-old telephone operator from Texas, was found dead on a street in Oak Park, Illinois, on March 8, 1954. Her family sued Dr. John C. Goetschel, a 26-year-old chiropractor, and his friend, George J. Malek. They were both also arraigned for murder by attempted abortion. Goetschel was engaged to marry Ozella.