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Arthur Leon Ransford
Case # 84-02367
Disappeared from Keokuk Nov. 22, 1983
Body found south of Montrose
May 13, 1984
Thirty-six-year-old Vietnam vet Arthur L. Ransford went missing from Keokuk, Iowa, November 22, 1983. On May 13, 1984, his remains were found enclosed in a large yellow bag someone had buried under cement blocks in a wooded area south of Montrose overlooking the Mississippi River.