Rose Hill in Mahaska County

Rose Hill in Mahaska County

Mahaska County in Iowa

Mahaska County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Rose Hill, Iowa

 

 

 

 

Suspected Homicide
Denease Monson Latham
24 YOA
Creek bed beneath bridge
Half mile north of Rose Hill, Iowa
Mahaska County
October 5, 1986

On Sunday, Oct. 5, 1986 — just 15 days before her 25th birthday — Denease (Monson) Latham of What Cheer, Iowa, suffered blunt force trauma injuries to her head before allegedly drowning in two inches of water beneath a bridge about a half mile north of Rose Hill in Mahaska County.

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