Floyd County in Iowa

Floyd County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Floyd County, IA

*Please Note: The cases listed below are within Floyd County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.

 

Homicide
Gary Lack
58 YOA
1475 325th Street
Nora Springs, IA
Floyd County
January 14, 2004

Gary Lack, who’d developed hormone feeding tumors that spread to his colon and liver due to point source polluting plumes from upstream Mitchell County, Iowa, farmers, died January 14, 2004 after a Hospice nurse associated with Mitchell County officials overdosed him with an unprescribed medication the nurse stole from one of her other recently deceased patients. Lack died after choking on bloody vomit caused by the overdose.

 

Evelyn Miller

Evelyn Miller

Homicide – SOLVED
Evelyn Miller
5 YOA
Floyd, Iowa
Floyd County
July 1, 2005

Five-year-old Evelyn Miller was reported missing on July 1, 2005, from the Floyd, Iowa apartment her mother, Noel Miller, shared with her fiancé, Casey Frederiksen. Evelyn’s body was found in the Cedar River five days after she went missing. Frederiksen was later charged with first-degree murder in her death, and on Monday, May 11, 2015, Judge Gregg Rosenbladt sentenced Frederiksen to two life sentences for sexually abusing and killing the young girl.

 

Adam Lack

Adam Lack

Homicide
Adam Michael Lack
33 YOA
Resided in Nora Springs, IA
Floyd County
Killed in Mitchell County, IA
July 13, 2008

Adam Michael Lack, a 33-year-old Ivy league graduate from Brown University, was repeatedly tortured and then crushed to death on Sunday, July 13, 2008, after being lured away from his Nora Springs home by upstream landowners involved in a longtime illegal point source pollution plume. He became his family’s second casualty in their fight for Iowans’ and animals’ health and clean water.

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