Monroe County in Iowa

Monroe County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Monroe County, IA

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


Timothy Earney

Timothy Charles Earney
29 YOA
Albia, IA
Monroe County
Case # 84-00561
February 2, 1984

On February 2, 1984, the body of Timothy Charles Earney was found by his live-in girlfriend at his home with two gunshot wounds to the head.

Harry Milligan

Missing Person
Harry D. Milligan
Age at Report: 21
DOB: Oct. 4, 1962
Missing From: Albia, IA
Monroe County
Incident Type: Involuntary Disappearance
NCIC Number: M-126280624
Missing Since: July 1, 1984

On June 30, 1984, Harry Dennis Milligan went out for a fun night with friends in Albia, Iowa. At the end of the night, Milligan’s friends dropped him off at his car so he could be on his way back home to Avery, Iowa. Milligan did not make it home and was reported missing to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Albia the next day. For years now, Harry’s brother Mark has been searching for answers about the moments leading up to his brother’s disappearance.

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