Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   On Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An […]

Angela Buck

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Angela Renee Buck Homicide Angela Renee Buck 37 YOA North Pilot Grove Road Waterloo/Dunkerton, IA Black Hawk County (jurisdiction) August 9, 1995   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   On Friday, August 11, 1995, two men hunting for turtles discovered a body in a ditch near a creek on North Pilot Grove Road in Black […]

Dale Redman

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Perry “Dale” Redman Homicide Dale Redman 57 YOA La Porte City Dairy Chestnut Street La Porte City Black Hawk County March 5, 1968     UPDATE: Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers Offers Reward March 5, 2015 — Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers has offered a $1,000 reward for information in Dale Redman’s death. Anyone with information is […]


On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Dunkerton, Iowa         Homicide: Angela Renee Buck 37 YOA Waterloo/Dunkerton, IA Black Hawk County August 9, 1995 Angela Buck, 37, of Waterloo, was shot in the chest on Wednesday, August 9, 1995, and dumped under a bridge near a creek on N. Pilot Grove Road east of Waterloo, Iowa. […]


On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Waterloo, Iowa         With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have posted information that may assist in solving these crimes.   Homicide Friedrich Paul “Fred” Widmann 30 YOA Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County October 11, 1908 Fred Widmann, a Waterloo Police Department patrolman, was shot at approximately […]

Black Hawk County

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Black Hawk County, Iowa   *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Black Hawk 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. With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we […]


On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Rewards for Information The following Iowa cold cases are those where law enforcement/Crime Stoppers and/or other agencies or individuals have offered a cash reward for information leading to an arrest or conviction in a particular case. More specific details about how to collect a reward may be found by visiting the victim’s individual case summary […]

Homicides – 1990s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1990 – 1999) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1990 – 1999, and are listed in chronological […]

Defining Dedication

On March 27, 2009, in Letters, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Today I received an uplifting, heartfelt e-mail from Korene Shelton, whose mother, Angela Renee Buck, was found near a creek below a short bridge in a wooded area south of Dunkerton, IA, on August 11, 1995. The 37-year-old mother of four had died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. Korene, one month shy […]