Annamarie Rittman

On April 28, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Annamarie Rittman Hit-and-Run Homicide Annamarie Rittman 46 YOA Lowe’s Parking Lot Altoona, IA Polk County December 27, 2005   Annamarie Rittman, a 46-year-old employee at the Lowe’s Store in Altoona, Iowa, was struck down by a pickup that swerved into her on December 27, 2005. The mother of three was walking through the store’s parking […]

Gregory Dickey

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Altoona in Polk County Gregory Neal Dickey Homicide Gregory Neal Dickey 23 YOA Interstate 80 eastbound on-ramp Altoona, IA Polk County Case # 75-00248 February 18, 1975 Case summary by Jody Ewing On February 18, 1975, Iowa State Trooper Charles Black discovered a 1966 green Ford van on Interstate 80 […]

Tommy McConkey

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Tommy Lee McConkey Homicide Tommy Lee McConkey 38 YOA 2929 E. University Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1975-30748 August 27, 1975 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Tommy Lee McConkey, 38 — a successful construction contractor from Altoona, Iowa — was shot in the head in a Des Moines parking lot at 2929 […]


On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Altoona, Iowa         Homicide Gregory Neal Dickey Altoona, IA (Polk County) Case # 75-00248 February 18, 1975 On February 18, 1975, Trooper Charles Black impounded a green 1966 Ford van bearing a 1973 Washington license plate L84590 that had been found on Interstate 80 at the eastbound “on” ramp […]