Medora

On June 10, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Medora, IA     Homicide John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Warren County, IA December 2, 1900 On a moonlit Saturday night, December 1, 1900, prosperous Warren County, Iowa farmer John Hossack was murdered in his bed by two blows of an ax to his head. Four days later, Hossack’s wife of […]

John Hossack

On June 10, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo “Midnight Assassin” by Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolf The John Hossack family in 1892, Medora, Iowa, Warren County. From L to R: Will, Johnnie, Jimmie, John Hossack, Cassie, Ivan, Margaret Hossack, May, Louie and Anna. John Hossack Homicide John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Medora, IA Warren County December 2, 1900   […]

Anna T. Miller

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Google Maps Anna T. Miller was bludgeoned to death in this 3531 54th St. Des Moines home sometime on Saturday, July 8, 1978. Anna T. Miller Homicide Anna Titje Miller 57 YOA 3531 54th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-25150 July 8, 1978     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing […]

Rose Burkert and Roger Atkison

On January 24, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Rose Z. Burkert and Roger E. Atkison   Double Homicide                   Rose Z. Burkert, 22 Roger E. Atkison, 32 DCI Case # 80-06274 Amana Holiday Inn Room 260 Williamsburg, Iowa Iowa County September 12, 1980   UPDATE Marcella Shat and her late husband, Roger Atkison. (Photo courtesy […]

Warren County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Warren County, IA *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Warren 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.   Homicide John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Warren County, IA December […]