From the Mighty Mo to the Mississippi: Aug. 3-7 Marks 12 Unsolved Cases

On August 8, 2014, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Murder Trials, by Jody Ewing

The years spanned more than a century — from 1886 to 2013 — but five days this month marked a dozen departures from many loved one’s lives. On August 3, 1886, prohibitionist preacher George C. Haddock was shot dead in Sioux City, Iowa, after leaving his buggy at a local stable. Just four years earlier, Iowa voters had […]

Martha Kistenmacher

On February 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Martha Kistenmacher Homicide Martha Kistenmacher 74 YOA 1308-1/2 Main Street Davenport, IA Scott County Assaulted: November 4, 1978 Died: November 16, 1978 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing artha Kistenmacher, a 74-year-old lifelong Davenport, Iowa, resident, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 1978, nearly two weeks after being mugged outside her 1308-1/2 Main St. home. Kistenmacher suffered a broken shoulder […]

Clara Schiele

On February 1, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott County in Iowa Davenport in Scott County Clara E. Schiele Homicide Clara E. Schiele 90 YOA 1423 Main Street Davenport, IA Scott County Case # 78-57093 August 3, 1978   Clara Schiele, 90, was mugged and pushed down while climbing the front steps to her Davenport home at 1423 Main St. on Thursday, August […]

Scott County

On November 8, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Scott County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Scott County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide Charles Englehart 70 YOA 700 block of Main Street Davenport, […]

Davenport

On November 8, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Davenport, Iowa         Homicide Charles Englehart 70 YOA 700 block of Main Street Davenport, IA Scott County September 22, 1935 Charles Englehart was struck twice in the head with a blunt object by an unknown assailant on Sunday evening, September 22, 1935, as the 70-year-old tried to exit his […]

Homicides – 1970s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]