Redfield, IA

Redfield in Dallas County

Dallas County

Dallas County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Redfield, Iowa





Myrtle Cumpston

Myrtle Cumpston

Myrtle Zelda Cumpston
60 YOA
Case Number: 65-00401
Redfield, Iowa
Dallas County
March 9, 1965

At 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 1965, Myrtle Zelda Cumpston, 60, was found dead at C & K Aqualand, her co-owned tropical fish aquarium business in rural Dallas County near Redfield. She was shot in the back of the head and 50 dollars was missing from the cash box.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at (515) 725-6010 or e-mail

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