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Robert Furnish


Robert Furnish
QuikTrip #527
1215 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Case # 1996-30538
July 18, 1996

Robert Furnish was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 18, 1996.

Little information is known about his case.

Information Needed

If you have any information on the unsolved murder of Robert Furnish, please contact the Des Moines Police Department at 515-283-4864.

  • Des Moines Police Department, correspondence to Iowa Cold Cases, July 10, 2009
  • “D.M. homicides from 2000 officially closed,” Tom Alex, Des Moines Register, April 11, 2005
  • “Slayings keep D.M. police stumped,” by Tara Deering, Des Moines Register, Sept. 13, 2003


One Response to Robert Furnish

  1. Patrck Kerrigan says:

    Again, law enforcement has not shared the basics of who, what, where when, or how. Where was he when he was murdered? How was he murdered? What was the time of the incident?. This incident took place almost 22 years ago. Yet, they might be some detail that they quite often withhold. I assume that he was murdered someway, shot, stabbed, strangled, died of blunt force trauma. When, will they tell us.

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