Pottawattamie County in Iowa
Pottawattamie County in Iowa
Council Bluffs in Pottawattamie County, IA Council Bluffs in Pottawattamie County

Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd

Homicide

Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd
42 YOA
Council Bluffs, IA
Pottawattamie County
Case # D67-18
July 1, 1967

Case summary by Jody Ewing

On Saturday, July 1, 1967, Council Bluffs Police were called to 10th Street and 10th Avenue to investigate a report of a man lying in the water.

Officers arrived and located a deceased male lying next to the railroad tracks in water. The officer’s report states there was a considerable amount of blood loss, and that a trail of blood led from the street, across the tracks and to the location of the deceased.

Joe Junior Floyd gravestoneCourtesy photo Jim Herring, findagrave.com
Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd is buried in the Garner Cemetery in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The male was later identified as Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd, 42. He had been shot by a small caliber handgun.

At this time the offender is unknown and this case is active.

About Joseph Floyd, Jr.

Joseph J. Floyd, Jr., was born November 24, 1924, and served as a Private First Class with the United States Army during World War II.

He was buried in Garner Cemetery in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Information Needed

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Council Bluffs Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (712) 328-4765 or Crime Stoppers at (712) 328-7867.

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