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Linn County in Iowa Cedar Rapids in Linn County Charles Rufus Gearhart Homicide Charles “Charlie” Rufus Gearhart 89 YOA 422 First Street SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County May 13, 1970 harles Rufus Gearhart, an 89-year-old Rock Island Railroad retiree, was stabbed to death in his Cedar Rapids apartment on Wednesday, May 13, 1970, the victim […]
Cold Cases in Cedar Rapids, Iowa *Please Note: Some of the cases listed below may fall under the Linn County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. Homicide Marlene Padfield 17 YOA Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County February 19, […]
The Cases – Homicides (1970 – 1979) 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 1970 – 1979, and are listed in chronological […]