Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Friend
When 17-year-old Maureen Brubaker Farley was struck in the head and later found dead atop an abandoned car in a Cedar Rapids ravine, a tidal wave of grief roared across Iowa and came crashing down on Sioux City's shores.More
Earl "Frank" Goff, 36, was shot in the neck on Sept. 23, 1977, after his brothers lured him to their parents' SE Jackson Avenue home in Des Moines. Goff died the next day.More
Beaten and Burned
Susan Kersten, 38, took a deadly beating to the head on Sept. 24, 1995, before someone rolled her car down an Iowa City embankment and set it afire with Susan inside.More
Naked Robber Leaves Money?
Tom Mather, 32, was shot and slashed in his rural Cedar County, Iowa home on Sept. 30, 1991, by what his newlywed wife, Dawn, referred to as a naked robber who announced "I've come to rob you."More
Wilma June Nissen, 23, went unidentified for nearly three decades after a phone company worker stumbled upon her decomposed body in a roadside ditch near Lake Pajoha in western Lyon County, Iowa.More