Margaret Feige

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Margaret Ellen Feige Homicide Margaret Ellen Feige 88 YOA 4030 N.W. First St. Saylor Township north of Des Moines Polk County May 22, 2008 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing argaret Feige, 88, was found dead in the early morning hours on Thursday, May 22, 2008, in the laundry room of the Saylor Township home she […]

Brandy Ratliff

On February 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Brandy Ratliff, Jr. Homicide Brandy Ratliff, Jr. 31 YOA 1608 E. Capitol Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County October 19, 2008   Case summary by Jody Ewing randy Ratliff, Jr. was killed in a drive-by shooting while sitting on a couch inside his cousin’s home at 1608 E. Capitol Ave. in Des Moines on Sunday, […]

Hazel Reimann

On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Hazel Marie Reimann Homicide Hazel Marie Reimann 87 YOA 131 S.E. Watrous Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County September 2, 2008       Case Summary compiled by Aaron Brilbeck and Jody Ewing iercely independent, Hazel Reimann was an active senior who still mowed her own lawn and drove her own car. A former riveter […]

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 […]


On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Rewards for Information Iowa cold cases where rewards have been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Contact information and details (including expiry dates) may be found by visiting the victim’s page. (Cases listed in chronological order.)   Melvin Gallagher 22 YOA Clark Super Station Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County January 3, 1959 […]

Homicides 2000 – Present

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (2000 – present) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from the year 2000 to the present, and are […]