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When Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities, published in 1859, he wasn’t thinking about the days leading up to Christmas, the short time between Christmas and New Year’s Day, or the beginning of yet another year without long awaited answers. Yet in the first few words of this remarkable novel, he seems to capture […]
Boyd George Novinger Homicide Boyd George Novinger 77 YOA Bedford, IA Taylor County DCI Case # 97-13903 December 27, 1997 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Boyd George Novinger, 77, was killed in his Bedford, Iowa home on Saturday, December 27, 1997. Novinger’s son-in-law and business partner, H. Keith Taylor, was first on scene and […]
Cold Cases in Bedford, Iowa Missing Person: Colleen Simpson Age at Report: 14 DOB: December 5, 1960 Missing From: Bedford, IA Taylor County Date Reported Missing: October 5, 1975 Colleen Simpson was reported missing to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office in Bedford on October 5, 1975. She was last seen at […]
Cold Cases in Taylor County, Iowa Homicide Pansy May Turnbull 17 YOA Street Fair Clearfield, Iowa Ringgold and Taylor counties August 26, 1926 On Thursday afternoon, August 26, 1926, Pansy May Turnbull, the 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Turnbull of Diagonal, Iowa, was found drugged and beaten after attending a Street […]
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 […]