Nevada in Story County

Nevada in Story County

Story County in Iowa

Story County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Nevada, Iowa

 

 

 

 

Sheila Collins

Sheila Collins

Homicide:
Sheila Jean Collins
18 YOA
Case # 68-00287
Near Nevada, Iowa
Story County (jurisdiction)
January 26, 1968

On Sunday, January 28, 1968, Sheila Jean Collins, 18, of Evanston, Ill., was found lying face-down in a ditch off a gravel road four miles east of Nevada, Iowa, about 20 miles east of Ames.

Miss Collins — an Iowa State University coed who was headed home for the weekend — had been strangled with a nylon cord knotted around her neck.

A father and son out fox hunting near the town of Colo in Story County found Collins’ body after the son spotted a foot in the shallow ditch.

If you have any information about Sheila Collins’ unsolved murder, please contact the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at (515) 725-6010, e-mail dciinfo@dps.state.ia.us, or contact the Story County Sheriff’s Office at (515) 382-6566.


Baby Boy Infant
Est. Age: 0-12 mos.
Race: White/Caucasian
Nevada, IA
Story County
Hair Color: Red/Auburn
Case # 83-01277
Body Found: March 3, 1983

A red-headed newborn baby boy was discarded on a rural road in Story County, Iowa, on March 13, 1983. Due to the advanced state of decomposition, the medical examiner’s office could not determine the red-headed infant’s exact height, weight, or age.

If you have any information concerning this crime please contact the Story County Sheriff’s Office at (515) 382-6566 or the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner at (515) 725-1400.

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