Washta in Cherokee County

Cherokee County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Washta, Iowa





Dung Kim Truong
37 YOA
Case # 97-12883
Washta, Iowa
Cherokee and Ida Counties
Went Missing: September 22, 1997
Body Found: November 27, 1997

Dung Kim Truong, a 37-year-old female Vietnamese legal alien authorized to work in the United States, left the Omaha home she shared with her boyfriend and went to the recently opened Ameristar riverboat casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Nov. 27, 1997. She was last seen at 6:30 p.m. that night, leaving the casino with an unidentified Asian male who’d offered to give her a ride home. Truong’s remains were found at the Washta Access area two months later on Nov. 27, 1997.


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