Bellevue in Jackson County (Courtesy Wikipedia)

Cold Cases in Bellevue, Iowa





James Remakel

James “Jim” Remakel

Homicide — SOLVED
James “Jim” Remakel
59 YOA
606 S. Riverview St.
Bellevue, IA
Jackson County
December 25, 2016
ARREST MADE: May 18, 2018
VERDICT: Drew Mangler, found guilty of second-degree murder on Feb. 13, 2019

James “Jim” Remakel, 59, was stabbed to death inside his 606 South Riverview Street home in Bellevue, Iowa, on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Jackson County Crime Stoppers and Remakel’s family both offered rewards for information leading to an arrest and conviction in Remakel’s death.

Drew Alan Mangler, 23, of Dubuque, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in Remakel’s death.

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, a Jackson County jury found Mangler, now 24, guilty of second-degree murder in Remakel’s killing. Mangler’s sentencing hearing is set for March 22.

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