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 […]

Douglas Shondel

On December 4, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Douglas James “DJ” Shondel II Undetermined (Suspicious Death) Douglas James Shondel II 21 YOA 100 N. 16th St. Fairfield, Iowa Jefferson County Cause of Death: Blunt Force Trauma to Head and Broken Neck Sunday, March 11, 2001   Jefferson County in Iowa   Fairfield in Jefferson County Many things don’t add up in 21-year-old Douglas […]

Unknown Baby Boy

On July 22, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Unknown Baby Homicide NAME: Unidentified Newborn Baby Boy AGE: 2-3 hours old SCENE OF CRIME: Highway 30 about four miles west of Tama CITY: Tama COUNTY: Tama County DATE: June 11, 1952   “Unknown Baby” found on U.S. 30 in 1952 Tama County in Iowa   Tama in Tama County Gone Cold – Exploring Iowa’s […]

Unidentified White Male Infant

On February 15, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Unidentified White Male Infant Homicide Baby John Doe Unidentified male Infant ME/C Case Number: 10-1397 NamUs UP # 10855 Found in Des Moines River Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office December 12, 1953   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County On Saturday, December 12, 1953, officials […]

Rose Hill

On July 24, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Rose Hill, Iowa         Denease Latham Suspected Homicide Denease Monson Latham 24 YOA Creek bed beneath bridge Half mile north of Rose Hill, Iowa Mahaska County October 5, 1986 On Sunday, Oct. 5, 1986 — just 15 days before her 25th birthday — Denease (Monson) Latham of What Cheer, […]

Denease Latham

On July 24, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Denease Latham Denease Monson Latham Suspicious Death Denease Monson Latham 24 YOA Residence: What Cheer in Keokuk County, Iowa Found: In creek bed beneath bridge Half mile north of Rose Hill, Iowa Mahaska County October 5, 1986   On Sunday, Oct. 5, 1986 — just 15 days before her 25th birthday — Denease (Monson) Latham […]

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 […]

Ronette Peterson

On April 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton Homicide Jane Doe gets name after 19 years Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton 22 YOA DOB: July 14, 1963 Went Missing from: Madrid, IA Boone County Body found: May 7, 1986 in Lakeland, Florida Identified as Ronette Peterson in January 2005   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Boone County in […]

Massie Pittman

On February 9, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott County in Iowa   Davenport in Scott County Massie Brown Pittman Homicide Mrs. Massie Pittman 36 YOA 621 N. Harrison St. Davenport, IA Scott County February 17, 1969       Massie Pittman, a 36-year-old Davenport, Iowa, tavern owner, was found slain in her Davenport home at 621 N. Harrison on Monday, February 17, […]