Stabbed and Strangled
Hulda Fischer, 84, was stabbed repeatedly and strangled in her Maquoketa home Feb. 25, 1975. Neighbors found her lying face down in her basement, a butcher knife protruding from her chest.More
Despite eight unusual tattoos and personal effects, no one has yet stepped forward to identify a man Des Moines police found Feb. 28, 1984, in a brushy and watery area along a dirt trail on the city's southeast side.More
Why Still Unsolved?
The burned-alive murder of 2-year-old Ricky Morehouse III on March 3, 2001, has been a source of disbelief and outrage in southwest Iowa communities for more than 15 years. Are police any closer to making an arrest in this heinous crime?More
Explore this interactive map of Iowa's unsolved murders, dating back to 1847, and read profiles on some of these murder victims. Map compiled by Des Moines Register as part of 'Gone Cold' series partnership.More
Greg Dunbar won't celebrate his 36th birthday March 3. The 35-year-old was last seen leaving his Davenport apartment late Sunday, May 8, 2016 – allegedly sporting a cut lip and black eyes – and officials recovered his body from the Mississippi River five days later on Friday, May 13.More