Ashley Downing

On August 21, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Ashley Downing Homicide Ashley Downing 77 YOA Westgate, Iowa Fayette County January 4, 1933 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Barely a year after his wife’s death, Ashley Downing, a 77-year-old chicken farmer, was shot and killed Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1933, inside his rural Westgate home. Downing lived alone on a 240-acre farm about eight […]

Nels Louvring

On February 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Nels Pedersen Louvring Homicide Nels Pedersen Louvring 51 YOA 315 Water Street Fayette, IA Fayette County July 29, 1933   Sometime between 11 and 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 1933, Nels Pedersen Louvring, 51, was shot at his Fayette, Iowa home shortly after arriving home from work. Louvring, owner of Dixie Oil Co. (aka […]