Adriel Ward

On November 21, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Adriel “AD” Ward Homicide Adriel Thomas Ward 33 YOA 1700 block of Delaware Ave. Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department February 11, 2017   On Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, Adriel Ward, 33, was shot at about 9:37 p.m. before he crashed into a utility pole in the 1700 block of […]

Stephen Kim

On November 21, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Stephen Kim Homicide Stephen Pausuan Kim 41 YOA Near 3523 University Ave. Drake neighborhood Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department April 21, 2017     Case Summary   Stephen Kim, a 41-year-old Burmese-American immigrant, was fatally shot in front of his three young children during an attempted robbery near 3523 […]

Victor Robinson

On June 19, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Victor Robinson Jr. Homicide Victor Robinson Jr. AKA aka Bipp, Big Butter and Butta 41 YOA 3720 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Des Moines Polk County Wednesday, June 22, 2016   Case Summary   Victor Robinson Jr., 41, of Des Moines, was shot multiple times in the early morning hours on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, […]

Dennis Strable

On February 24, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Dean Strable Homicide Dennis Strable 59 YOA 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard Des Moines, IA Polk County July 24, 2016   Dennis Dean Strable, 59, was shot and killed at approximately 4:33 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, while riding his bicycle near 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard in Des Moines while on his way […]

Larry Martin

On August 19, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Larry Odell Martin Missing Person Name: Larry O. Martin Age at Report: 44 Weight: 195 lbs. Height: 5’11” Race: Black/African American Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Incident Type: Endangered / physical Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 1994-1345 NamUs MP#: 17067 […]

Timothy Friedel

On March 17, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Timothy Friedel Suspicious Death Timothy Friedel 25 YOA Wooded Area Northwest Des Moines Polk County June 6, 1974   Timothy Friedel, 25, of 5419 Ovid Ave., Des Moines, was found dead in a water-filled ditch in northwest Des Moines on Thursday, June 6, 1974. According […]

Unidentified White Male Infant

On February 15, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Unidentified White Male Infant Homicide Baby John Doe Unidentified male Infant ME/C Case Number: 10-1397 NamUs UP # 10855 Found in Des Moines River Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office December 12, 1953   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County On Saturday, December 12, 1953, officials […]

Louise Cruise

On November 14, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Louise Cruise Missing Person Louise Cruise Age At Report: 15 DOB: May 2, 1997 Weight: 140 lbs. Height: 5’01” Race: White Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Juvenile Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: May 8, 2012   Louise Cruise, […]