Toddville

On July 16, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Toddville, Iowa       Missing Person Guy Howard Heckle Age at Report: 11 Date of Birth: December 20, 1961 Height: 4’5″ Weight: 80 pounds Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Hazel Missing From: Cedar Rapids / Toddville, IA Linn County Investigating Agencies: Des Moines Police Department and Linn County Sheriff’s Office Case Number: […]

James Booher

On October 22, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

James “Jim Bob” Booher (Courtesy The Gazette) James Allan “Jim Bob” Booher Homicide — SOLVED Name: James Allan “Jim Bob” Booher At at Report: 51 YOA DOB: March 30, 1963 Weight: 185 lbs. Height: 5’08” Hair: Unknown or completely bald Eyes: Hazel Incident Type: Involuntary/Suspicious Residence: Marion, Iowa Last Seen: 5900 block of Fourth Street […]

Cathy Stickley

On September 20, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Catherine “Cathy” Ann Stickley Homicide — Suspect Acquitted in 2013 by Story County jury, Now Indicted in U.S. District Court Catherine Ann (Boyle) Stickley 54 YOA 1500 block alley between Second and Third avenues SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Date of Death: April 29, 2011   UPDATE – Feds pursue justice despite Story County […]

Matthew Owen

On January 29, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Matthew John Owen Homicide Matthew John Owen 90 YOA 107 Gas Light Ct. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County January 18, 2013 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Matthew John Owen, who went by the name M. John Owen, was found dead on the kitchen floor of his 107 Gas Light Ct. SW home in […]

Wanda Morrow

On January 23, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Wanda Jean Morrow Homicide Wanda Jean Morrow 14 YOA From Cedar Rapids, IA Found Dead: Mt. Lemmon in Pima County, Arizona, September 6, 1976 Est. Date of Death: late August 1976 Recorded Date of Death: Sept. 6, 1976 NOTE: While this cold case currently falls under the Pima County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction in Arizona, the […]

Dexter Meeks

On April 12, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Dexter Lashun Meeks Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks Homicide Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks 22 YOA 211 15th St. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 26, 2011   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   Dexter Lashun Meeks, 22, known to his friends as “Big Ham,” was shot in the […]

Dominique Mosby

On April 8, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Dominique Mosby Homicide Dominique Mosby 22 YOA Cedarwood Hills Apartments 2030 Glass Rd. NE, No. 105 Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 26, 2009 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Linn County in Iowa   Cedar Rapids in Linn County Twenty-two-year-old Dominique Mosby was shot in the head on Friday, June 26, 2009 as he […]

Jay and Jaymie: Nine Years, No Justice

On April 5, 2012, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Shannon Salmons Jay Grahlman with daughter Jaymie I always know this day is coming long before it arrives. With a list of unsolved cases now at 615, one would think it would be difficult to keep them all straight. With some — where few details are available — the answer would be yes. […]

Dennis First

On March 18, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Lee First Homicide Dennis Lee First 64 YOA Hawthorne Hills Apartments 2249 C St. SW, #5 Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County May 11, 2007   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Dennis Lee First, 64, died early Friday morning, May 11, 2007, after being stabbed and beaten at his efficiency apartment located at […]

Aubrey Young

On February 18, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Aubrey Dwayne Young Homicide Aubrey Dwayne Young 35 YOA 200 blk. of 16th St. SE Near Redmond Park Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 15, 2008 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Linn County in Iowa   Cedar Rapids in Linn County   Aubrey Young, 35, was shot to death near Redmond Park in Cedar […]