The Cases – Homicides (1920 – 1929)

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The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1920 – 1929, and are listed in chronological order. If you know of a case not listed here or have information you’d like included with an existing page, please contact us with relevant details and we’ll respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

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Thaddeus Mitchell
44 YOA
St. Joseph & 20th
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
December 7, 1922
Allen Shoemaker Allen F. Shoemaker, 36
Chicago & Northwestern Police
Missouri Valley, IA
Harrison County
May 17, 1925
Myrtle Cook Myrtle Cook
51 YOA
703 Third Ave.
Vinton, IA
Benton County
September 7, 1925
Edward Leeney Patrolman Edward Leeney
32 YOA
Iowa City PD
Johnson County
April 29, 1926
Pansy Turnbull Pansy May Turnbull
17 YOA
Clearfield, IA
Ringgold and Taylor counties
August 26, 1926
Cecil Earl Paris Cecil Earl Paris
31 YOA
Keokuk, IA
Lee County
February 18, 1928
Louis Dayton
Deputy Sheriff Louis H. Dayton
57 YOA
Hallett Building
Clay County, IA
March 20, 1929

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2 Responses to Homicides – 1920s

  1. Sandra says:

    Cesus show norma swope born 1925 and died at 15. No records found if her death why?

    • doofy says:

      record keeping in the 1920’s probably wasnt done thoroughly, been a hundred years so might of been lost somehow

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