Adam Lack

On December 22, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Veronica Lack Adam Michael Lack Adam Michael Lack A Dead Zone Death Adam Michael Lack 33 YOA Residence: Nora Springs, IA Floyd County Death Location: Highway 9 Mitchell County, IA Date of Death: July 13, 2008   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing UPDATE October 15, 2016: From the updated report, “NFPI” – […]

Donna Sue Davis

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Donna Sue Davis Homicide Donna Sue Davis 21 months of age 715 Isabella Street Sioux City, IA Woodbury County July 10, 1955   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   Donna Sue Davis hadn’t yet reached her second birthday. The 21-month-old 21-pound blue-eyed girl with the mass of dark blond curly hair was the youngest of James […]

Tammy Zywicki

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Tammy Zywicki (Courtesy Iowa City Press-Citizen) Tammy Jo Zywicki Homicide Tammy Jo Zywicki 21 YOA DOB: March 13, 1971 Grinnell, Iowa college student Poweshiek County Departed Evanston, Ill., Aug. 23, 1992, to return to Iowa Car broke down on I-80 near LaSalle, Illinois Body found September 1, 1992, in Lawrence County, Missouri Case Jurisdiction: Illinois […]

Cecil Gaddy

On January 28, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Cecil Travis Gaddy Homicide Cecil Travis Gaddy 19 YOA 315 E. Shaw St. Osceola, IA Clarke County January 31, 2004 Case summary by Jody Ewing and Aaron Brilbeck   Cecil Travis Gaddy found happiness in many things. He worked as a farm hand and repaired small engines. He taught himself to play guitar and enjoyed […]

Lisa Peak

On January 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Marie “Lisa” Peak Homicide Marie “Lisa” Peak 19 YOA Waverly, IA Bremer County September 7, 1976   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, September 7, 1976 — the day after Labor Day — Marie “Lisa” Peak was found lying face down in a ditch in rural Bremer County, Iowa. The 19-year-old Wartburg College […]

Shane Lass

On December 26, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette 6-day-old Shane Lass’s death came just shy of four years after that of his 10-day-old sister, Tamara Lynn Lass. Shane Alex Lass Homicide Shane Alex Lass 6 days old Norwalk, IA Warren County February 19, 1992   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Wednesday, February 19, 1992, Teri Lass […]

Sandra Jo Pittman

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Sandra Jo Pittman Homicide Sandra Jo Pittman 17 YOA Highway 30 Rest Area Clarence, IA Cedar County September 17, 1980 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   NOTE: Cedar Rapids Gazette reporter RICK SMITH did an incredible job reporting on Sandra Jo Pittman’s murder and Dean Ray Tumey’s two murder trials. Links to his original […]

Julie Benning

On December 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Julie Ann Benning Courtesy photo Benning family Julie Ann Benning Homicide Julia “Julie” Ann Benning 18 YOA Disappeared From: Waverly, IA Bremer County Body Located in: Shell Rock, IA Butler County Investigating Agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Case # 76-00382 Date of Death: November 28, 1975 Body Recovered: March […]