Union County in Iowa

Union County in Iowa

Cold Cases in
Union County, Iowa

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


elaine-konecne-gravestone-165px Homicide
Doris Elaine Konecne
38 YOA
Ken-Lee Apartments
North Cherry Street
Creston, IA
Union County
October 27, 1973

On Sunday, October 28, 1973, Doris Elaine Konecne — the secretary for Union County Attorney Robert Rolfe — was found in her Creston, Iowa, apartment on the kitchen floor. The 38-year-old secretary had been strangled the previous evening.


Corinne Perry

Corinne Perry

Corinne Elaine Perry
17 YOA
Creston, IA
Union County
DCI Case # 83-02161
April 17, 1983

Corinne Perry left her residence the evening of April 17, 1983, to go to the laundromat, where her car was found the following day.



Ricky Morehouse

Ricky Morehouse

Ricky Neal Morehouse, III
165 Cherry Street
Kent, IA
Union County
March 3, 2001

On Saturday, March 3, 2001, 2-year-old Ricky Neal Morehouse, III, was burned to death in the bathroom of his mother’s home at 155 Cherry Street in Kent, Iowa. His twin brother, Reggy, was not injured and did not smell like smoke. The boys’ mother, Rachel Page, suffered only burned fingertips and had singed hair.


2 Responses to Union County

  1. Jones says:

    False statements are here. The mother spent several days in hospital due to injuries. Twin brother smelled like smoke as he was rescued from house by the mother.

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