Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson

On January 28, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson Double Homicide ARRESTS MADE   Nathan David Messer, 20 Seth Anderson, 22 11612 140th Street Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County March 5, 2006   Two Iowa Men have been Charged with Felony Murder in a 2006 Fatal Wapello County Fire that Claimed Two Other Young Iowans ew people saw it coming […]

New Market

On January 23, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in New Market, Iowa       Double Homicide Denise Diane Eberly, 3 years Dixie Lynne Eberly, 13 mos. New Market, IA Taylor County October 15, 1964 On Thursday morning, October 15, 1964, Dixie Lynne Eberly, 13 months old, and her 3-year-old sister, Denise Diane Eberly, died after an arson fire in the […]

Linked by Lost Lives: Eugene Martin, Dennis Clougherty and Helen Morrow

On August 12, 2013, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Dennis Clougherty. Helen Morrow. Eugene Martin. Three victims, three lives gone, and one shared date families can’t forget: August 12. Twenty-three-year-old Dennis Clougherty was a Vietnam vet preparing to start graduate school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Helen Morrow, 55, surely never imagined her fate when offering employment to a hired hand. And Eugene Martin, only […]

Jay and Jaymie: Nine Years, No Justice

On April 5, 2012, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Shannon Salmons Jay Grahlman with daughter Jaymie always know this day is coming long before it arrives. With a list of unsolved cases now at 615, one would think it would be difficult to keep them all straight. With some — where few details are available — the answer would be yes. But […]

Bill and Kay Wood

On October 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

 Courtesy photo KCCI Channel 8 Des Moines Bill and Kaidena Wood, married just three years. Bill and Kay Wood Homicide and Missing Person Case James William “Bill” Wood (Homicide) 79 YOA 2698 Highway R-63 Norwalk, IA Warren County DCI Case Number: 2011-044536 July 30, 2011 Kaidena “Kay” Lozelle Wood (Missing) Age at Report: 72 DOB: January 16, […]

Sherrie and Victoria Martin

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dubuque County in Iowa  Dubuque in Dubuque County Sherrie Lee Martin and Victoria Lynne Martin Double Homicide Sherrie Lee Martin, 8 YOA Victoria Lynne Martin, 4 YOA DCI Case # 65-00461 Dubuque, IA Dubuque County March 6, 1965 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing isters Sherrie Lee Martin, 8, and Victoria Lynne Martin, 4, were killed in an early […]