Robert and Goldie Huntbach

On June 30, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Robert and Goldie Huntbach Homicide — SOLVED Robert Huntbach, 85 Goldie Huntbach, 77 311 W. 10th St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Crime Date: January 12, 1981 Arrest Date: May 9, 2012 Conviction Date: June 7, 2012     From ABCNews.com: Jack Pursel confesses to double-murder three decades after crime | Airdate: May 10, 2012 […]

Guest Blog: I Never Knew You

On December 5, 2015, in Anniversaries, Guest Blogs, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Today’s guest blog post is written by Cindy Kraft-Chevalier, the niece of Council Bluffs Police Officer John L. Stephens. Stephens, 32, and Paul J. Rayer, 51, were shot and killed on Tuesday, December 5, 1967, during a robbery of “Club 64,” an upscale steakhouse about a half-mile east of Council Bluffs’ city limits where Stephens moonlighted […]

Denise and Dixie Eberly

On November 15, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Clarinda Herald Journal The five Eberly children, L to R: Larry, Ricky, Denise, Otis, and Dixie. Denise and Dixie died in the Oct. 15, 1964 fire set at their rural New Market home. Denise and Dixie Eberly Double Homicide Denise Diane Eberly, 3 years old Dixie Lynne Eberly, 13 months old Rural New […]

Alonzo Quinn and Rhiannon Olsen

On January 27, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Alonzo Nakia Quinn and Rhiannon Marie Olsen (9 mos. pregnant)   Double Homicide       Alonzo Nakia Quinn, 27 Rhiannon Marie Olsen, 22 Full-term (9 months) unborn child 1001 Hartman Avenue Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County January 3, 2003   On Friday, January 3, 2003, Waterloo police discovered the bodies of Alonzo Nakia Quinn, […]

Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano Double Homicide Emanuel Burgs Jr. II, 21 Celestina Gaynel Payano, 22 1831 Mondamin Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 2002-36527 September 12, 2002   Slayings Keep D.M. Police Stumped September 13, 2003 | DES MOINES REGISTER By Tara Deering Des Moines Register Staff Writer Polk County in Iowa […]

Keith Clayborne and Jerry Cooper

On March 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Double Homicide Keith Clayborne II, 20 Jerry Cooper, 23 3205 Kingman #208 Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1991-12517 March 27, 1991   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On March 27, 1991, Keith Anthony Clayborne II, 20, and Jerry F. Cooper, 23, were shot execution style at 3205 Kingman Avenue #208 in Des […]

Sherrie and Victoria Martin

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dubuque County in Iowa   Dubuque in Dubuque County Sherrie Lee Martin and Victoria Lynne Martin Double Homicide Sherrie Lee Martin, 8 YOA Victoria Lynne Martin, 4 YOA DCI Case # 65-00461 Dubuque, IA Dubuque County March 6, 1965   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Sisters Sherrie Lee Martin, 8, and Victoria Lynne Martin, […]

John Stephens and Paul Rayer

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Paul J. Rayer John L. Stephens John L. Stephens and Paul J. Rayer Double Homicide John L. Stephens, 32 Paul J. Rayer, 51 Case # 67-01188 “Club 64” Restaurant Council Bluffs, Iowa Pottawattamie County December 5, 1967   Recent Updates Dec. 21, 2015: “Nearly 50 years later, Council Bluffs family still searching for answers in […]

John and Janet Taylor

On January 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

John and Janet Taylor Double Homicide John Budd Taylor, 54 YOA Janet Faye Taylor, 52 YOA 2223 E. Maple Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1999-29020 August 3, 1999 Case summary by Jody Ewing John and Janet Taylor — both in their 50s — were found dead in their burning home early on Tuesday morning, […]

John and Michelle Franklin

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

John Franklin Sr. and Michelle Franklin Double Homicide John Franklin, Sr., 35 Michelle Franklin, 22 702 Mill Street Eddyville, IA Wapello County January 3, 1978   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing John Franklin, Sr., 35, a central Iowa factory worker, and his 22-year-old wife Michelle were shot to death in their Eddyville, Iowa, home […]