Al Capone's Life and Death

By Dakota Petersen

Al Capone

AL Capone was born in January 17, 1899. He attended school until the 6th grade when he was expelled for hitting a female teacher at the age 14. Capone's committed many crimes, one of which was the St. Valentine's Day Massacre- on Febrary 14, members of Moran's men got gunned down. Another major crime that Al committed was tax evasion- on June 5, Capone was arrested for 22 counts of tax evasion. Capone was sentenced to a state prison for murdering a friend. The second time he was sent to prison he was sent to Alcatraz- where he stayed from 1934 until 1963. While in Alcatraz, Capone found out that he has a disesase called syphillis and his illness got so bad they moved him to a hospital. He died from a heart attack January, 25, 1947.His final days are illness-Syphilis.