Fort Dodge

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Fort Dodge, Iowa           Homicide William Freimuth 71 YOA Case # 61-00355 Fawkes Standard Service Station Highway 20 Fort Dodge, Iowa Webster County February 16, 1961 William Freimuth, a 71-year-old Fort Dodge gas station attendant, was shot in the back of the head around 9 p.m. on Thursday, February […]

Webster County

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Webster County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Webster County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide William Freimuth 71 YOA Case # 61-00355 Fawkes Standard Service […]

Marvin Brandland

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Marvin Brandland Homicide Marvin C. Brandland 69 YOA DCI Case #: 82-05814 2220 Ninth Avenue South Fort Dodge, IA Webster County October 30, 1982   Case Summary compiled by Aaron Brilbeck and Jody Ewing Photos Courtesy WHO-TV Channel 13 Webster County in Iowa   Fort Dodge in Webster County Marvin Brandland, 69, and his wife, […]

Lisa McCuddin: A Week Full of Memories

On October 2, 2010, in Anniversaries, The Families, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

There’s no doubt this has got to be a very tough week for the McCuddin family. Six years ago today, 23-year-old Lisa Ann McCuddin — a young mother of two small children — was shot and killed while riding as a passenger in a vehicle on its way to a Fort Dodge, Iowa, motel. Add […]

Iowa Central Features Cold Case Intern on Criminal Justice Program home page

On February 2, 2010, in Media, News, by Jody Ewing

Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge has featured our intern and co-administrator, Rebecca Russell, on the Criminal Justice Program’s home page along with information about Iowa Cold Cases and its mission. Rebecca earned her Criminal Justice Diploma from Iowa Central, and the program highlights student success stories on its departmental website. Iowa Central’s Criminal […]

Three True Things: The Traits that Define Cold Case Families

On September 12, 2009, in Letters, The Families, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

A day seldom goes by that I don’t receive e-mail asking about an Iowa cold case, but occasionally one arrives that — before I’ve even clicked to open and read it — makes my heart skip a beat or two. They are the ones where I recognize the sender’s last name because it matches a […]