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 […]

Jackie Douthart

On February 1, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Jackie Leigh Douthart Homicide Jackie Leigh Douthart 24 YOA Old Highway 34 Mount Pleasant, IA Henry County Went Missing: May 22, 2011 Body Found: March 17, 2012     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Jackie Leigh Douthart, the mother of a small child, was reported missing to the Mount Pleasant Police Department on May […]

Elizabeth Syperda

On February 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Elizabeth Nicole Forshee-Syperda Missing Person — Homicide — SOLVED Body Never Found Age at Report: 22 DOB: May 13, 1978 Weight: 150 lbs. Height: 5′ 04″ Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Incident Type: Endangered / physical / homicide Missing From: Mount Pleasant, IA Henry County Investigating Agency: Mt. Pleasant Police Department Case #: 00-4376 NCIC #: […]

10 Years Missing: Elizabeth Forshee-Syperda

On July 17, 2010, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Rewards, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

On July 17, 2000 — 10 years ago today — 22-year-old Mount Pleasant resident Elizabeth “Liz” Nicole Forshee-Syperda disappeared from her East Madison Street apartment sometime between 10:30 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. She left behind all her belongings and never claimed her last paycheck or accessed her bank account again. Her roommate — who was at […]

More Missing Persons

On June 12, 2009, in Missing Persons, by Jody Ewing

It’s been a busy week with the Iowa Cold Cases website, and 12 additional victims — all missing persons — now have pages up with case details. When one mentions missing persons in Iowa, most people usually cite those with which they’re familiar: Jodi Huisentruit, Johnny Gosch, Eugene Martin. Here are some other names worth […]