Keara Coshow

On July 10, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Keara Lee Coshow Homicide Name: Keara Lee Coshow Age: 3 years, 10 months Crime Location: Hill Top Motel 1303 Summit St. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County Case #: 79-07361 Date of Death: July 12, 1979 Cause of Death: Neurogenic shock / burns to entire body   Case Summary credits: Janet Franson, Sandra Coshow, Bernadette Coshow, Jody […]

Red Oak

On June 19, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Red Oak, Iowa         Homicide Keara Lee Coshow Age: 3 Hilltop Motel 1303 Summit Rd. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County July 12, 1979 Keara Lee Coshow, 3 years old, was burned alive July 12, 1979, in the laundry room of the Hilltop Motel in Red Oak, Iowa, to cover […]

Evelyn Resh

On June 19, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Montgomery County in Iowa  Red Oak in Montgomery County Evelyn Resh Homicide Evelyn Resh 87 YOA 400 E. Coolbaugh St. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County September 16, 1997 velyn Resh, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1997 after someone deliberately set fire to the Red Oak apartment house where she lived alone. Her death is one from a […]

Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson

On January 28, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson Double Homicide   SOLVED   Nathan David Messer, 20 Seth Anderson, 22 11612 140th Street Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County March 5, 2006   UPDATE On Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, Wapello County jurors found Christopher Yenger guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson. Investigators said […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cari Farver

On July 30, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cari Lea Farver Missing Person –> Homicide Shanna Golyar found guilty of first-degree murder Cari Lea Farver Age at Report: 37 Date of Birth: Nov. 30, 1974 Residence: Macedonia, Iowa Pottawattamie County Last Seen Alive: Nov. 13, 2012, in Omaha, Nebraska Reported Missing: Nov. 16, 2012 Investigating Agency: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Case Number: S12-021291 Arrest […]

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 NAME: James William “Bill” Wood (Homicide) AGE: 79 CRIME LOCATION: 2698 Highway R-63 Norwalk, IA Warren County DCI CASE NUMBER: 2011-044536 CRIME DATE: July 30, 2011 NAME: Kaidena “Kay” Lozelle Wood (Missing) AGE:  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 […]