The Cases – Homicides (1910 – 1919)

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The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1910 – 1919, and are listed in chronological order. Click on any hyperlink to view a victim’s case summary page and to access additional information and/or feature stories related to that case.

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Frank Searaway
43 YOA
Rural Millersburg
Iowa County
May 8, 1911
Josiah B. Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Josiah B. Moore

43 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Sarah Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Sarah Moore

39 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Herman Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Herman Moore

11 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Katherine Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Katherine Moore

10 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Boyd Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Boyd Moore

7 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Paul Moore
Villisca Axe Murders
Paul Moore

5 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Lena Stillinger
Villisca Axe Murders
Lena Stillinger

12 YOA
508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
Montgomery County
June 10, 1912
Ina Stillinger
Villisca Axe Murders
Ina Stillinger
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508 E. 2nd St.
Villisca, IA
June 10, 1912
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Officer George Mattern
27 YOA
Des Moines, IA
Died: Apr 12, 1918
Crime: Aug. 7, 1917

Alta Marie Braun
12 YOA
Le Mars, IA
Plymouth County
August 20, 1917

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2 Responses to Homicides – 1910s

  1. What about this cold case of the Moore family murders? Katie Stilfer in 1903. What about her murder? This is terrible that no one has solved any of these cases. Who would do such a horrible thing to these people; why? And Donna Sue Davis; such a sweet, pretty little girl.

  2. Margie Sellers says:

    I was always told my great grandfather William Hamilton, was killed around Centerville, Iowa. He was a taxi driver and according to family, nobody was ever arrested in his murder. Have been unable to verify anything, and was curious to see if anyone knew anything.

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