Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An autopsy […]

Terry Vanden Hull

On March 24, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Story County in Iowa   Maxwell in Story County Terry Lee Vanden Hull Homicide Terry Lee Vanden Hull 20 YOA 2 ½ miles southeast of Maxwell, IA Story County February 24, 1975     Twenty-year-old Terry Lee Vanden Hull of Archer, Iowa, was last seen alive on Monday, February 24, 1975. Three men moving machinery […]

Jeffery Zolliecoffer

On January 25, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Waterloo Police Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer Homicide Jeffery “Jo Jo” Zolliecoffer 23 YOA Cedar River Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Last Seen Alive: September 7, 1989 Body Found: September 15, 1989   On Friday, September 15, 1989, a child playing by the Cedar River told nearby adults he had […]

Ashley Okland

On January 5, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Ashley Okland Homicide Ashley Okland 27 YOA 558 Stone Creek Court West Des Moines, IA Polk County April 8, 2011   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Ashley Okland, a 27-year-old Iowa Realty agent, was shot twice and killed shortly before 2 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2011, while working inside a West Des Moines […]

Ila Mae Clark

On September 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Ila Mae Clark Homicide Ila Mae “Sis” Clark 73 YOA 116 Iowa Ave. W. Marshalltown, IA Marshall County August 29, 2001 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Ila Mae Clark was found beaten to death in her Marshalltown, Iowa home on August 29, 2001. An autopsy showed the 73-year-old died from multiple head injuries. Clark […]

Newborn Infant Story County 1983

On March 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Newborn Infant Homicide Newborn Infant Rural Route Story County Case # 83-01277 March 13, 1983     A newborn baby was discarded on a rural road in Story County, Iowa, on March 13, 1983. Information Needed If you have any information concerning this crime please contact the Story County Sheriff’s Office at 515-382-6566. If you […]

Ron Novak

On March 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Ronald Lee Novak Linn County in Iowa   Center Point in Linn County Homicide Ronald Lee Novak 24 YOA Rolling Acres Road Rural Center Point, IA Linn County December 23, 1983   UPDATE: Investigators have DNA match for likely suspect In a special KCRG-TV report on Dec. 26, 2013, Col. John Stuelke of the Linn […]

ICC in the News

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

ICC in the News Articles and News Reports about or referencing the Iowa Cold Cases website Current News | 2017 Archives | 2016 Archives | 2015 Archives | 2014 Archives | 2013 Archives | 2012 Archives | 2011 Archives | 2010 Archives | 2009 Archives | 2008 and Earlier Archives | IowaColdCases.org in the News […]

James Morris

On March 1, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Story County in Iowa   Ames in Story County James Wesley Morris Homicide James W. “Jimmy” Morris (a.k.a. “Jimmy Morise”) 58 YOA 203 E. Lincoln Way Ames, IA Story County October 27, 1991   Four days before Halloween in 1991, James Wesley “Jimmy” Morris — a.k.a. James Morise and Jimmy Morise — was found beaten […]