Earl Hamilton

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Earl Riley “Big Earl” Hamilton Homicide Earl Riley “Big Earl” Hamilton 53 YOA Big Earl’s Goldmine Des Moines, IA Polk County September 29, 1996   Case summary by Aaron Brilbeck and Jody Ewing Big Earl Hamilton was already considered somewhat legendary before the very thing that brought him fame brought him down with a single […]

Martha Erickson

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Laurie Rhiner Martha “Marty” Erickson Martha “Marty” D. Erickson Homicide Martha “Marty” Diane Erickson 47 YOA DCI Case # 95-13479 Avon Lake Avon, IA Polk County November 21, 1995 Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Tuesday evening, November 21, 1995 — just over one day before Thanksgiving — Martha “Marty” Erickson, 47, was murdered […]