Death Corner & Early Crime of the Greenbush Neighborhood
Death Corner Intersection of South Murray Street and Desmond Court Madison, WI It was the murders of James DAmico and Carl Justo that gave Death Corner its name.
Most of the crime occurred during Prohibition when running moonshine became very profitable. Two gangs, one centered on Regent Street and the other on Milton Street, contended for control of the liquor trade. The Rum War soon broke out between them.