Charlie Sanders: Mourned and Remembered

On April 17, 2010, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

April 15 marked 56 years since the body of 67-year-old Charles “Charlie” Edward Sanders was found in the river under the Court Avenue Bridge in downtown Des Moines. Sanders’ wallet was missing and he had been bludgeoned in the head. Sanders’ son-in-law, William Edward Graves, identified his father-in-law’s decomposed body. Sanders’ family members believe Charlie […]