Charles Elmquist

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Charles R. Elmquist Missing Person Charles R. Elmquist DOB: 05/03/1945 Age at Report: 34 Missing From: Iowa City, IA Johnson County Race: White Height: 5’10” Weight: 125 lbs. Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue Incident Type: Disability – physical/mental NamUs MP Number: 27722 NCIC Number: M-141847944 Missing Since: November 16, 1979 harles Elmquist, 34, went […]

Iowa City

On November 25, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Iowa City, Iowa         Patrolman Edward M. Leeney 32 YOA Iowa City Police Department Iowa City, IA Johnson County April 29, 1926 On April 29, 1926, Iowa City Motorcycle Officer Edward M. Leeney — married and a father of three young children — was killed in a streetcar collision […]

Johnson County

On November 14, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Johnson County, Iowa   Note: These are cold cases that exist in Johnson County, though many are under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Johnson County.   Patrolman Edward M. Leeney 32 YOA Iowa City Police Department Iowa City, IA Johnson County […]

Missing Persons

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Missing Persons Cases For so many — including Iowans — it is the book thousands of families have long wished someone would write. It doesn’t provide just hope, it offers clear and insightful methods for those who want to get involved in finding out what happened to a loved one who went missing long […]

This week’s Cold Case anniversaries

On November 16, 2009, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, by Jody Ewing

Sometimes, I must admit, it’s just downright difficult hunting down information on a specific cold case. Despite the number of online search engines and newspaper archives, some cases, it seems, are just plain elusive. I’ve been dealing with that problem with one of today’s cold case anniversaries — that of Becky Palmer — killed 19 […]