Edward Leeney

On July 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Patrolman Edward M. Leeney Homicide Patrolman Edward M. Leeney 32 YOA Iowa City Police Department Iowa City, IA Johnson County April 29, 1926   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Around 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 1926, a speeding Ford coupe raced through the Iowa City, Iowa streets, Motorcycle Officer Edward M. Leeney […]

Susan Kersten

On February 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Susan Pearl Kersten Homicide   ARREST MADE IN 20-YEAR-OLD HOMICIDE Suspect Enters Alford Plea         The Victim: Susan Pearl (Bollinger) Kersten 38 YOA Iowa City, Iowa Johnson County Case Number: 95-11388 September 24, 1995   LATEST UPDATES “A twisted form of justice” with Alford Plea Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 — Steven J. […]

Corey Wieneke

On February 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Winks Bar & Grill, Facebook Corey Lee Wieneke Corey Lee Wieneke Homicide — ARREST MADE Corey Lee Wieneke 22 YOA Route 1 West Liberty, IA Muscatine County Case # 92-08083 October 13, 1992       UPDATE — Iowa cold case: Arrest made in 1992 West Liberty homicide, authorities say From The Des […]

Charles Elmquist

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Charles R. Elmquist Missing Person Charles R. Elmquist DOB: 05/03/1945 Age at Report: 34 Missing From: Iowa City, IA Johnson County Race: White Height: 5’10” Weight: 125 lbs. Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue Incident Type: Disability – physical/mental NamUs MP Number: 27722 NCIC Number: M-141847944 Missing Since: November 16, 1979   Charles Elmquist, 34, […]

Laura Van Wyhe

On January 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Laura L. Van Wyhe Homicide Laura L. Van Wyhe 21 YOA From Iowa City, IA Johnson County Found along Missouri Highway 136 Near Kahoka, MO October 26, 1996   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing At 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 1996, a truck driver found Laura Van Wyhe, 21, of Iowa City, alive […]

Jane Wakefield

On January 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jane Ellen Wakefield Missing Person, Presumed Homicide Name: Jane Ellen Wakefield Age at Report: 26 Date of Birth: Nov. 19, 1948 Maiden Name: Hallberg Missing From: 213 Bon Aire Mobile Home Park Iowa City, IA Johnson County Height: 5′ 2″ Weight: 112 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green Dental: Missing Tooth #14 NCIC Number: M-703329643 NamUs MP […]

Edward Kriz

On January 21, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy The Gazette Edward J. Kriz Edward J. Kriz Homicide Edward J. Kriz 43 YOA Hamburg Inn No. 2 214 North Linn Street Iowa City, IA Johnson County November 10, 1962   Edward Kriz, 43 — a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army — was shot outside the Hamburg Inn No. […]

Donna Marshall

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Donna Lee Marshall Homicide Donna Lee Marshall 37 YOA 2801 Highway 6 East Bon-Aire Mobile Home Lodge, No. 99 Iowa City, Iowa Johnson County DCI Case # 96-00444 January 8, 1996   On Monday, January 8, 1996, Donna Lee Marshall, 37, was found by her fiancé and daughter in her southeast side Iowa City mobile […]

Unidentified Baby John Doe 1992

On December 18, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Unidentified Baby John Doe Homicide Unidentified Baby John Doe Newborn Found in Iowa City Landfill Iowa City, IA Johnson County December 21, 1992 Case Summary by Jody Ewing Four days before Christmas in 1992, a worker from a Kalona, Iowa sanitation firm found a naked, newborn baby boy’s body in a pile of trash at […]

Sarah Ottens

On December 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Sarah Ann Ottens Homicide — Guilty Verdict Overturned Sarah Ann Ottens 20 YOA University of Iowa Campus Rienow Hall, Room 429 Iowa City, IA Johnson County Case # 73-00179 March 13, 1973   Original Case Information provided by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Cold Case Unit; additional case information provided by local news media […]