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 […]

Dale Strassburger

On February 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dale Webster Strassburger Missing Person — Homicide Suspected Age at Report: 37 DOB: October 10, 1944 Missing From: Le Claire, IA Scott County Weight: 180 lbs. Height: 5′ 09″ Hair Color: Blonde Eye Color: Hazel Incident Type: Disability – physical/mental and Endangered Missing Case Number: 82-2893 NCIC Number: M-009388951 NamUs MP # 14573 Date Reported […]

Le Claire

On November 27, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Le Claire, Iowa         Missing Person: Dale W. Strassburger Age at Report: 37 Missing From: Le Claire, IA (Scott County) Date Reported Missing: August 6, 1982 Dale Strassburger was reported missing to the Le Claire Police Department in Le Claire, Iowa, on August 6, 1982. Strassburger was last seen […]

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, […]

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 […]