Jackson County in Iowa

Jackson County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Jackson County, IA

*Please Note: The cases listed below are within Jackson 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.


Hulda Fischer

Hulda Emma Fischer
84 YOA
Case # 75-00175
Maquoketa, IA (Jackson County)
February 25, 1975

On February 25, 1975, Hulda Fischer, 84, was stabbed to death with a butcher knife in her Maquoketa, Iowa, home. Neighbors discovered her body when they went to check on her.


Kevin Griebel

Missing Person
Kevin Lee Griebel
Age at Report: 36
Date of Birth: December 15, 1967
Missing From: Jackson County, IA (Maquoketa)
Missing Since: February 26, 2004

Kevin Griebel was last seen in Maquoketa, Iowa, and reported missing to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office on February 26, 2004. Griebel is described as a 6-foot-8 white male weighing about 235 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes.


James Remakel

James “Jim” Remakel

James “Jim” Remakel
59 YOA
606 S. Riverview St.
Bellevue, IA
Jackson County
December 25, 2016

James “Jim” Remakel, 59, was stabbed to death inside his 606 South Riverview Street home in Bellevue, Iowa, on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Jackson County Crime Stoppers and Remakel’s family have both offered rewards for information leading to an arrest and conviction in Remakel’s death.


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