From the Mighty Mo to the Mississippi: Aug. 3-7 Marks 12 Unsolved Cases

On August 8, 2014, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Murder Trials, by Jody Ewing

The years spanned more than a century — from 1886 to 2013 — but five days this month marked a dozen departures from many loved one’s lives. On August 3, 1886, prohibitionist preacher George C. Haddock was shot dead in Sioux City, Iowa, after leaving his buggy at a local stable. Just four years earlier, Iowa voters had […]

Denise Fraley

On January 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Denise Ordene Fraley Missing Person – Presumed Homicide Denise Ordene (Stark) Fraley 30 YOA DOB: April 4, 1952 Weight: 115 lbs. Height: 5’04” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Incident Type: Endangered Missing / Involuntary disappearance Missing From: 107 24th Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Investigating Agencies: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and […]

Jane Wakefield

On January 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jane Ellen Wakefield Missing Person, Presumed Homicide Jane Ellen Wakefield Age at Report: 26 Date of Birth: Nov. 19, 1948 Maiden Name: Hallberg Missing From: 213 Bon Aire Mobile Home Park Iowa City, IA Johnson County Height: 5′ 2″ Weight: 112 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green Dental: Missing Tooth #14 NCIC Number: M-703329643 NamUs MP Number: […]

Lynn Schuller

On January 15, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Lynn Louise (Tickner) Schuller Homicide (presumed murdered but body never found – legally declared dead) A short excerpt from Gazette writer Jeff Burnham’s March 19, 1992 story. More page downloads available below. Lynn Louise Schuller 25 YOA DOB: Dec. 5, 1946 3100 30th St. Dr. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Went Missing: August 6, 1972   […]

Linn County

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Linn County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Linn County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. Homicide Nathaniel Carnagey 39 YOA Marion, IA Linn County April 4, 1847 […]

Cedar Rapids

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Cedar Rapids, Iowa   *Please Note: Some of the cases listed below may fall under the Linn County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide Marlene Padfield 17 YOA Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County February 19, […]

Missing Persons

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Missing Persons Cases Please Note: This list is ongoing and not inclusive of all Iowa missing persons cases. The individuals listed here reflect: Persons who have gone missing under suspicious circumstances (regardless of the date they disappeared) A missing person assumed deceased whose body has never been recovered Persons missing for more than one […]

Homicides – 1970s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1970 – 1979) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1970 – 1979, and are listed in chronological […]