Linked by Lost Lives: Eugene Martin, Dennis Clougherty and Helen Morrow

On August 12, 2013, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Dennis Clougherty. Helen Morrow. Eugene Martin. Three victims, three lives gone, and one shared date families can’t forget: August 12. Twenty-three-year-old Dennis Clougherty was a Vietnam vet preparing to start graduate school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Helen Morrow, 55, surely never imagined her fate when offering employment to a hired hand. And Eugene Martin, only […]

Hansen: 25 years later, Eugene Martin case still haunts

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Hansen: 25 years later, Eugene Martin case still haunts DesMoinesRegister.com August 12, 2009 MARC HANSEN mahansen@dmreg.com MARY CHIND/REGISTER PHOTO “This case haunts me. It’s the case I’ll take to the grave.” Retired Des Moines Police investigator James Rowley handled the abduction case of Eugene Martin in 1984, a young boy who disappeared while delivering his […]

Harry Milligan

On February 24, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Harry Dennis Milligan Missing Person Harry Dennis Milligan Age at Report: 21 DOB: October 4, 1962 Missing From: Albia, IA Monroe County Height: 6′ 00″ Weight: 160 lbs. Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue Incident Type: Involuntary Disappearance NCIC Number: M-126380624 Missing Since: July 1, 1984   Monroe County in Iowa  Albia in Monroe County arry Dennis Milligan, […]

Marc Allen

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Marc James Warren Allen Missing Person Marc James Warren Allen Age at Report: 13 DOB: May 13, 1972 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Weight: 85 lbs. Height: 5’00” Case Type: Endangered Missing Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 86-12999 NCIC Number: M-190867573 NCMEC Number: NCMC1053047 NamUs MP Number: 5790 Missing Since: March 29, […]

Eugene Martin

On December 30, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Eugene Wade Martin Missing Person Eugene Wade Martin Age at Report: 13 YOA DOB: August 17, 1970 Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown Weight: 110 lbs. Height: 5’00” Case Number: 8430464 NCIC Number: M-129642239 NCMEC Number: NCMC601815 NamUs MP # 6348 Incident […]

Johnny Gosch

On November 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Johnny Gosch Missing Person NAME: John David Gosch AKA: Johnny Gosch AGE AT REPORT: 12 DOB: November 12, 1969 SEX: Male RACE: White HAIR: Brown EYE COLOR: Blue HEIGHT: 67″ WEIGHT: 140 lbs. MISSING FROM: West Des Moines, IA POLK COUNTY DCI CASE NUMBER: 82-04613 DES MOINES PD CASE NUMBER: 82-2976 NCIC NUMBER: M-089641270 NAMUS […]

Polk County

On October 19, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Polk County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Polk County, though many are under the jurisdiction of the Des Moines Police Department or other cities/townships within Polk County. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Polk County.   Homicide Officer George William Mattern 27 YOA […]

Des Moines

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Des Moines, Iowa       Note: Individual pages and case summaries for many of these victims are currently being compiled. If you have any information or photos you’d be willing to share, please email us or send via our Contact form. You may also contact the Des Moines Police Department at […]

Missing Persons

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Missing Persons Cases For so many — including Iowans — it is the book thousands of families have long wished someone would write. It doesn’t provide just hope, it offers clear and insightful methods for those who want to get involved in finding out what happened to a loved one who went missing long […]

A ‘Thank You’ from Eugene Martin’s cousin

On July 30, 2010, in Letters, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

With permission, I am posting here a recent e-mail received from Eugene Martin’s cousin, Vickie Martin. I am the cousin of Eugene Martin. His father Don is the younger brother of my father, David. I just wanted to say thank you for keeping this case in the eye of the public. I know that there […]