Dariusz Szczeponek

On June 19, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Dariusz “Darek” Szczeponek Homicide Dariusz “Darek” Szczeponek 25 YOA Annie’s Launderette 819 Sycamore St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Investigating Agency: Waterloo Police Department September 29, 1993     Information provided by Brice Lippert, Waterloo Police Department Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County ariusz “Darek” Szczeponek, a 25-year-old University of Northern […]

Joyce Jefferson

On April 19, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Joyce Ann Jefferson Homicide Joyce Ann Jefferson 23 YOA 1700 block of Black Hawk Road Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Reported Missing: Thursday, Sept. 29, 1983 Body Found: Saturday, Oct. 8, 1983   oyce Ann Jefferson, a 23-year-old mother of three young children, was reported missing from Waterloo, Iowa, on Sept. 29, 1983. Her badly decomposed […]

Gladys Held

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Gladys Dorothy Held Homicide Gladys Dorothy Held 83 YOA Walnut Court Retirement Home 315 Walnut St., Apt. 321 Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 8, 1993 ladys D. Held, an 83-year-old retired personal secretary, was beaten and strangled at a Waterloo senior citizens home around […]

Ruben Lara

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Ruben Lara, Jr. Hit-and-Run Homicide Ruben Lara, Jr. 40 YOA Highway 218 Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 8, 2000 uben Lara Jr., a 40-year-old construction worker who lived at 3450 Ellington St. in Waterloo, was killed in a hit-and-run homicide early Friday morning, Dec. […]

Jacob Biretz

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Jacob J. “Jake” Biretz Homicide Jacob “Jake” Biretz 87 YOA 311 Lafayette St., Apt. B Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 10, 1993 acob “Jake” Biretz, an 87-year-old retired mechanic, was found dead in his apartment at a Waterloo retirement home on Friday, December 10, […]

Shantorio Evans

On February 15, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Shantorio Vashawn Evans Homicide Shantorio Vashawn “Shaun” Evans 22 YOA 1600 Block of Broadway St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 2, 2012   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Sunday morning, December 2, 2012, Shantorio Vashawn Evans, 22, was a passenger in a westbound minivan traveling in the 1600 block of Broadway Street […]

John Parham

On December 10, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

John Marvin Parham, Jr. Homicide John Marvin Parham, Jr. 58 YOA 413 Ricker Street Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County June 24, 2010 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing using excerpts from the WCF Courier and Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers ohn Marvin Parham, Jr., 58, sat on the front steps of his 413 Ricker Street home […]

Jeffery Zolliecoffer

On January 25, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Waterloo Police Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer Homicide Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer 23 YOA Cedar River Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Last Seen Alive: September 7, 1989 Body Found: September 15, 1989   n Friday, September 15, 1989, a child playing by the Cedar River told nearby adults he had […]

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On November 6, 2009, in , by Jody Ewing

About Iowa Cold Cases IOWA COLD CASES, INC. is a nonprofit organization committed to providing case summaries, articles and updates for all of Iowa’s unsolved murders and persons who’ve gone missing under mysterious circumstances. Our mission is to educate the public about these open cases, share and exchange resources in efforts to publicize these unsolved […]