Madrid, IA

Madrid in Boone County

Boone County in Iowa

Boone County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Madrid, IA

 

 

 

 

 

Effie Bell

Effie Bell

Homicide
Effie Corelis Bell
46 YOA
Case Number: 66-00666
Went Missing: March 20, 1966
Madrid, Iowa (Boone County)
Body discovered at Madrid dump (Dallas County)
May 31, 1966

On Tuesday, May 31, 1966, the skeletal remains of Effie Bell, 46, were discovered at the city dump in Madrid, Iowa. Mrs. Bell was last seen alive March 18, 1966, and suspected date of homicide is March 20, 1966.

 

Ronette Peterson

Ronette Peterson

Homicide
Ronette Lynn Peterson
22 YOA
From Madrid, IA
Boone County
Body found in Lakeland, FL
May 7, 1986

On May 7, 1986, an unidentified female’s body was found floating in a water filled pit off Highway 33, approximately three-fourths of a mile north of Combee Road in Lakeland, Florida. An investigation revealed the victim had suffered multiple blows to the head and body and then been put into the water and left to drown. The death was ruled a homicide. Nineteen years later, the “Jane Doe” was found to be Ronette Peterson of Madrid, Iowa.

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