Jefferson County, Iowa

Jefferson County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Jefferson County, Iowa



Douglas “DJ” Shondel

Douglas James “D.J.” Shondel II
21 YOA
100 N. 16th St.
Fairfield, Iowa
Jefferson County
March 11, 2001

Douglas “D.J.” Shondel II, 21, of Fairfield, Iowa, died Sunday, March 11, 2001 after sustaining a broken neck and head trauma injuries under suspicious circumstances. His pregnant girlfriend, Crystal Knight, and “friends” spent approximately two hours cleaning up the crime scene before contacting EMTs.

2 Responses to Jefferson County

  1. Brody says:

    that address you put on there is community health center i have know clue if this is where this is supposed to be

    • Jody Ewing says:

      Thanks, Brody, for catching this. It should have been 100 (not 1000) N. 16th St. I’ve updated the address to reflect the changes. (The correct address was on Douglas Shondel’s case summary page here.) All best to you!

Comment Policy

We encourage thoughtful discussion here but ask that comments remain civilized and constructive … i.e. without personal attacks or name-calling. Be respectful of others and remember that victims' family members visit these pages, too. If you'd like to provide us with information regarding a suspect or have other sensitive details to relay, please email us directly. Thank you in advance.

Share Your Thoughts