Helen Mae Bown

On October 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Helen Mae Bown Suspicious Death Helen Mae Bown 61 YOA Iowa River in Tama County Marshalltown/Le Grand, IA Marshall and Tama Counties Date Last Seen Alive: Oct. 2, 1973 Reported Missing: Oct. 7, 1973 Body Found: October 31, 1973 Case Summary by Jody Ewing Mrs. Helen Mae Bown, a 61-year-old widow, was last seen alive […]

Kristine Mitchell

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Kristine Lee Mitchell Homicide Kristine Lee Mitchell 27 YOA 100 Forest Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-17433 April 27, 1986     Kristine Lee Mitchell, 27, was found dead Sunday night, April 27, 1986, in a wooded lot in Des Moines. According to […]

Jeffrey Deaver

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jeffrey Thomas Deaver Homicide Jeffrey Thomas Deaver 25 YOA 1132 5th Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1983-37472 October 15, 1983   Case information compiled by Jody Ewing Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Jeffrey Thomas Deaver — a 25-year-old orthopedic technician employed by Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des […]

Anna T. Miller

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Google Maps Anna T. Miller was bludgeoned to death in this 3531 54th St. Des Moines home sometime on Saturday, July 8, 1978. Anna T. Miller Homicide Anna Titje Miller 57 YOA 3531 54th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-25150 July 8, 1978     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing […]

Kathleen Stith

On April 1, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Kathryn L. Wallace Kathleen Violet Stith Kathleen V. “Kathy” Stith Homicide Kathleen V. “Kathy” Stith 47 YOA 966 E. 6th Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1994-7200 February 24, 1994   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Kathleen V. “Kathy” Stith, 47, was found dead Thursday evening, February 24, 1994, […]

Glenn Turner

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Glenn Willis Turner Homicide Glenn Willis Turner 59 YOA 2222 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-29909 August 9, 1978     Glenn W. Turner — a 59-year-old World War II Army veteran — was found dead inside a van parked at […]

Mary Senne

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mary K. Senne Homicide Mary K. Senne 21 YOA 4119 E. University Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1973-51704 October 22, 1973 Information provided by Des Moines police and Des Moines Register On Monday night, October 22, 1973, Mary K. Senne, 21, was stabbed to death in her east Des Moines home sometime […]

Geralyn Kean

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Geralyn “Gigi” Jean Kean Homicide Geralyn Jean Kean 17 YOA Case # 1975-26584 446 SE Hart St. Des Moines, IA Polk County July 29, 1975 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, July 29, 1975, 17-year-old Geralyn Jean Kean’s nude and bullet-ridden body was found lying face down on a waterbed in her Des Moines […]

Cecil DuBois

On February 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Cecil L. DuBois Homicide Cecil L. DuBois 73 YOA 1322 23rd Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1974-42891 November 15, 1974     Cecil DuBois, 73, was robbed and then beaten in his 1322 23rd Street home in Des Moines, Iowa, on November […]

Diane Schofield

On February 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Diane Marie Schofield Homicide Diane Marie Schofield 21 YOA 2000 block of Southwest 20th and Porter Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case # 1975-24048 July 4, 1975   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   On Thursday afternoon, July 10, 1975, a young woman’s badly decomposed body was found […]