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Today marks another two cold case anniversaries: that of George Geary in Des Moines and Angela Hennes in Scott County.
George Geary, 40, was shot to death about 1:30 a.m. on January 13, 1963, during a robbery at his M & H service station at Keosauqua Way and Crocker St. in Des Moines. A total of $252.15 had been stolen from the filling station’s cash register.
Angela Marie Hennes, a 41-year-old mother of two sons, went missing for 10 days in January 2007 before her badly burned body was found face down in the fetal position in a farm field off Seven Sisters Road in rural Scott County about 4 p.m. January 13.
Pathology reports indicated Hennes had been dead two to three days, and toxicology reports showed no drugs or alcohol in her system.
Hennes’ cell phone went off January 3, 2007 — the day she disappeared.
A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in Hennes’ murder.