Man executed for assault and murder of girl

October 17, 1919Chicago, IllinoisThomas Fitzgerald (39) is executed for the murder and sexual abuse of 6-year-old Janet Wilkinson WARNING: this article contains details which may be considered graphic. Discretion is advised. Wilkinson went missing from her Chicago home on July 22, 1919. Suspicions almost immediately fell upon Fitzgerald who lived in the same apartment building…