The Cases – Homicides (1950 – 1959)

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The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1950 – 1959, 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.


Alonzo Beghtel
81 YOA
Guthrie Center, IA
Guthrie County
January 18, 1950
Massouris George
George J. Massouris
30 YOA
Orchard Road
Councils Bluffs, IA
Pottawattamie County
November 18, 1950
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Lyman S. Elledge
65 YOA
Colesburg, IA
Delaware County
September 28, 1951
Leon Groves
Leon Groves
40 YOA
SE 18th & Scott
Des Moines, IA
Case # 1951-9296
December 22, 1951

Charles Sanders
67 YOA
Court Ave. Bridge
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Case # 1954-33401
April 15, 1954
Jimmy Bremmers
Jimmy Bremmers
8 YOA
2701 Cottage Ave.
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
August 31, 1954
Donna Sue Davis
Donna Sue Davis
22 months of age
715 Isabella Street
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
July 10, 1955
Lucille Bacher
Lucille Bacher
43 YOA
Lincoln Ave. Pharmacy
Davenport, IA
Scott County
November 29, 1955
Rose Grandanette
Rose Grandanette
33 YOA
Sunrise Blvd. & 73rd St.
Windsor Heights, IA
Polk County
September 14, 1958

Hilda Fletcher
53 YOA
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
December 15, 1958

Melvin Gallagher
22 YOA
Clark Super Station
Waterloo, IA
Black Hawk County
January 3, 1959
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Marlene Padfield
17 YOA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
February 19, 1959
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Frederick L. Coste
47 YOA
312 Second Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Linn County
October 15, 1959

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