Eddyville, IA

Eddyville in Wapello County

Wapello County in Iowa

Wapello County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Eddyville, Iowa

 

 

 

John Franklin Sr.

John Franklin Sr.

Double Homicide
John Franklin, Sr., 35
Michelle Franklin, 22

Eddyville, IA
Wapello County
January 3, 1978

John Franklin, Sr., 35, a central Iowa factory worker, and his 22-year-old wife Michelle were shot to death in their Eddyville, Iowa, home on Tuesday, January 3, 1978, in what officials called a double homicide. Michelle’s mother, Willa Mae Brower, discovered the bodies the following morning.

If you have information you think might help solve this case, please contact the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at (515) 725-6010 or e-mail dciinfo@dps.state.ia.us.

2 Responses to Eddyville

  1. corena barber says:

    To anyone that reads this article about my father and Michelle, YOU stole their lives from their families on my birthday. YOU STOLE THEIR DREAMS, BELIEFS,THOUGHTS, FUTURE, FAMILY TO ALIENATE AND DISRUPT FRAGILE GENTLE DAILY LIFE.

  2. corena barber says:

    To anyone that reads this article about my father and Michelle, YOU stole their lives from their families on my birthday. YOU STOLE THEIR DREAMS BELIEFS,THOUGHTS, FUTURE,FAMILY, TO ALIENATE AND DISRUPT FRAGILE GENTLE DAILY LIFE.

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