Cedar Falls in Black Hawk County

Black Hawk County in Iowa

Black Hawk County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

 

 

 

Dennis Clougherty

Dennis Clougherty

Homicide
Dennis Michael Clougherty
23 years of age
U.S. Highway 20
Cedar Falls, IA
August 12, 1974

At 6:18 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 1974, a motorist discovered the body of a man lying in the ditch of Union Road just south of U.S. Highway 20 (which is now Highway 57 or W. 1st Street) located in the extreme northwest corner of Cedar Falls, Iowa. The victim was Dennis Michael Clougherty, date of birth 1-31-51. A coroner’s report indicated Mr. Clougherty had died of five gunshot wounds to his body.

 

Steven Kirchhoff

Steven Kirchhoff

Missing Person
Steven Dick Kirchhoff
Age at Report: 22
Missing From: Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
Case Number: W78-850
Last Seen Alive: January 24, 1978

Steven Kirchhoff was last seen at his Cedar Falls, Iowa home on January 24, 1978, and reported missing to the Waterloo Police Department on February 5. He is missing under suspicious circumstances and believed to have been taken against his will and killed. Authorities think his disappearance may have been drug-related.

 

Mattie Zabel

Mattie Zabel

Missing Person
Mattie Lou Zabel
Age at Report: 45
Missing From: Cedar Falls, IA
Black Hawk County
Missing Since: March 21, 1978

Mattie Zabel was last seen by her family on March 21, 1978, in her hometown of Cedar Falls, Iowa. She left behind not only her husband, Jack, and three children, but also a frozen chicken thawing in the kitchen sink that was to be the family’s dinner.

 

Norman Gant Jr.

Norman Gant Jr.

Homicide
Norman Carroll Gant Jr.
21 YOA
1800 block of Tremont Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Black Hawk County
June 1, 2014

Norman Carroll Gant Jr., 21, of Waterloo, Iowa, was shot in the 1800 block of Tremont Street in Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Sunday, June 1, 2014, following a neighborhood party.

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