Rashad Adair

On February 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. Homicide Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. 31 YOA 1410 Washington Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-38444 Shot: December 6, 2012 Died: Christmas Day, 2012 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Rashad Adair, Sr., a 31-year-old father of four, was shot six times on […]

Marion Harris

On January 2, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Marion Eugene Harris Sr. Homicide Marion Eugene Harris Sr. 32 YOA Courtside Bar & Grill 1014 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 11-33199 October 9, 2011   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Marion Harris, 32, was shot in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. […]

Gustavo Cruz

On December 14, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Gustavo Beranza Cruz Missing Person NAME: Gustavo Beranza Cruz AGE AT REPORT: 31 DOB: November 23, 1976 WEIGHT: 180 lbs. HEIGHT: 5’08” RACE: White HAIR: Black EYES: Brown SEX: Male INCIDENT TYPE: Other adult missing MISSING FROM: Des Moines, IA Polk County INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Des […]

Colleen Wright

On December 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Colleen K. Wright Missing Person Name: Colleen K. Wright Age at Report: 53 DOB: 8/11/1957 Weight: 200 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Other adult missing Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 2011-25522 NamUs MP # […]

David Marchan

On December 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

David Marchan Missing Person Age at Report: 18 Date of Birth: November 11, 1982 Weight: 180 lbs. Height: 5’05” – 5’06” Race: Hispanic/American Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: January 1, 2001   Courtesy photo Twitter David Marchan’s younger brother set up a Twitter account in hopes […]

Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An autopsy […]

A Day for Death

On April 26, 2012, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Four Iowans lost their lives at the hands of others on this day in history. Methods of murder were particularly gruesome: an axe to the head while sleeping, a stab wound to the chest, a sledgehammer to the head, and even what appeared at first to be a simple case of falling down a staircase, […]

Bryan Howser

On March 17, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Bryan Ashley Howser Missing Person, Presumed Deceased Bryan Ashley Howser Age At Report: 33 DOB: March 17, 1968 Weight: 155 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Sex: Male Incident Type: Disability – physical / mental Missing From: Des Moines, IA Missing Since: […]

Johnetta Jackson

On February 10, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Johnetta E. Jackson Homicide Cleared by Exceptional Means Johnetta E. Jackson 22 YOA Went Missing From Des Moines, IA Found in Four Mile Creek, Pleasant Hill Polk County Went Missing: May 4, 1993 Body Found: May 23, 1993     Johnetta Jackson, a 22-year-old mother […]

Johnny Gosch Photos

On February 4, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Johnny Gosch Photos Photos related to the September 5, 1982 disappearance of 12-year-old West Des Moines paperboy Johnny Gosch. For more information, visit the Johnny Gosch case summary page or Johnny Gosch Videos. Click any image to view regular slideshow with photo descriptions.