Sioux County in Iowa

Sioux County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Sioux County, Iowa

 

 

 

Fallen OfficerHomicide
Town Marshal Joseph Kaschmitter
53 YOA
Alton, IA
Sioux County
Incident Date: March 25, 1911
Date of Death/End of Watch: March 27, 1911

Alton, Iowa, Town Marshal Joseph Kaschmitter was shot by two unknown assailants as he walked near the Alton depot around 2 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 1911. He died in a local doctor’s home two days later.

 

Lisa Vander Esch

Lisa Vander Esch

Unsolved Homicide
Lisa Ann Vander Esch
19 YOA
Ireton, Iowa
Sioux County
Tuesday, September 14, 1982

Lisa Vander Esch, 19, was killed by a bullet to the head on Tuesday, September 14, 1982, while playing with her 16-month-old son in her rural Ireton home’s back yard. Her husband, Darwin Vander Esch, told authorities his rifle accidentally discharged.

 

Breiton Ackerman

Breiton Ackerman

Missing Person
Breiton S. Ackerman
Age at Report: 4
Date of Birth: July 10, 2000
Weight: 40 lbs.
Height: 3’0″
Missing From: Orange City, IA (Sioux County)
Missing Since: May 22, 2005

Breiton Ackerman, 4 years old, disappeared on May 22, 2005, while on a fishing trip with his family near Alton, Iowa. He was reported missing to the Sioux Co. Sheriff’s Office in Orange City, Iowa, on May 22, 2005.

 

Lucia Chilel Perez

Lucia Chilel Perez

Missing Person
Lucia Chilel Perez (aka Mary Rodriguez Figueroa)
Age at Report: 41
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Weight: 120 – 140 lbs.
Height: 5′ 2″
Sioux County and Dickinson County
Missing Since: June 27, 2011

Lucia Chilel Perez, 41, of Worthington, Minnesota, vanished under suspicious circumstances on June 27, 2011, while searching for employment in northwest Iowa. She was traveling with a man, Bernardino Ramirez-Perez, who allegedly drove her to Iowa from Worthington in a maroon Buick Century. Ramirez-Perez is wanted on a 2005 warrant for kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct, and is considered a “person of interest” in Lucia Perez’s disappearance.

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