On March 11, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

SOLVED / CLOSED / CLEARED BY EXCEPTIONAL MEANS The cases listed below represent Iowa cold cases where arrests have been made since we first began tracking the state’s unsolved cases in December 2005. It includes cases where suspects have been convicted or acquitted, cases solved by exceptional means, and cases currently making their way through […]

Dexter Meeks

On April 12, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Dexter Lashun Meeks Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks Homicide Dexter Lashun “Big Ham” Meeks 22 YOA 211 15th St. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Crime Date: June 26, 2011 Arrest Made: Feb. 25, 2021   UPDATE Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021: Mykel Allan Roberts, 29, of Modesto, Calif., made his […]

Linn County

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Linn County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Linn 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 Marlene Padfield 17 YOA Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County February […]

Homicides 2000 – Present

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (2000 – present) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from the year 2000 to the present, and are […]