Ryan Fulkerson

On June 6, 2019, in , by Jody Ewing

Ryan Fulkerson Homicide Ryan Fulkerson 26 YOA Decatur City Decatur County Body found unconscious in rural ditch: Sunday, May 11, 2014 Date of Death: Friday, May 16, 2014     Ryan Fulkerson, a 26-year-old father of twin girls, was severely beaten, shot in the head and then dumped in a rural Decatur County ditch and […]

Brenda Dailey

On August 15, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Brenda Ann Dailey Homicide Brenda Dailey 53 YOA 702 Monona Street Mapleton, Iowa Monona County Monday, August 24, 2015   Brenda Dailey, 53, was badly beaten in her Mapleton, Iowa, home on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, before being pushed down her basement stairs. According to a press release issued Tuesday by the Iowa Department of […]

Timothy Friedel

On March 17, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Timothy Friedel Suspicious Death Timothy Friedel 25 YOA Wooded Area Northwest Des Moines Polk County June 6, 1974   Timothy Friedel, 25, of 5419 Ovid Ave., Des Moines, was found dead in a water-filled ditch in northwest Des Moines on Thursday, June 6, 1974. According […]

Dennis Washburn

On March 8, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Dwaine Washburn Undetermined Dennis Dwaine Washburn 69 YOA Edwards Street Near Longfellow Elementary School Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Date of Death: June 5, 2014 Incident Date: May 25, 2014     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Dennis Dwaine Washburn — a 69-year-old United States Navy and Vietnam War veteran who didn’t […]


On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Monona County Cold Cases in Mapleton, Iowa         Please Note: Some cases may fall under the jurisdiction of the county sheriff’s office. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes. More information may be found on the individual victim’s case summary page.   Homicide George Earl Dean 55 YOA Mapleton, IA Monona County […]

Alonzo Beghtel

On October 19, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Alonzo Beghtel Homicide Alonzo “Lon” Beghtel 81 YOA West of Hwy 25 Guthrie Center, IA Guthrie County January 18, 1950     Alonzo “Lon” Beghtel, an 81-year-old retired farmer, was found beaten to death near his Guthrie Center, Iowa, home on Wednesday, January 18, 1950. A 200-foot trail of blood led Guthrie County officials to […]