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Harland S. Shuey

Homicide

Harland S. Shuey
79 YOA
3310 E. 42nd
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Case # 2001-1532
January 11, 2001

On Thursday, January 11, 2001, Harland S. Shuey, 79, was killed at 3310 E. 42nd Street in Des Moines.

About Harland Shuey

Harland S. Shuey was born May 20, 1922 in Jasper, Indiana, to Gertrude and John Shuey. His siblings were Maxine, William, Jane, and John Shuey.

Harland Shuey house non 165 Courtesy Google Street View
The house at 3310 E. 42nd St. in Des Moines where Harland Shuey was slain.

He married Vivian G. Reid on July 23, 1974, in Orange, Texas. Vivian passed away in 2003.

Information Needed

If you have any information about Harland Shuey’s unsolved murder please contact the Des Moines Police Department at (515) 283-4864.

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2 Responses to Harland Shuey

  1. Patrick Kerrigan says:

    I hate to ask the question. But how was Harlan killed. Was he stabbed, shot, strangled, run over by a car, truck, bus or train.

    It makes me wonder, are they sure he us dead. It appears from this small bit of information, that they never conducted an investigation.

    It appears they took someone’s word that he was dead and that someone killed him. Case closed.

    They want the public’s to do the job, that it appears didn,t do. I wonder how they determined he was slain. There is no mention of an autopsy, to back up the statement, he was slain.

    Is the work of a modern day police department in the State of Iowa. If this is the kind of work rhey do. I would ask for my tax money back.

  2. Theresa Jones says:

    Was he shot.It seems a lot of shotings going on in that time frame why not list cause of death in a lot of the cold cases Just curious why You dont.

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