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Cold Cases in Red Oak, Iowa Homicide Keara Lee Coshow Age: 3 Hilltop Motel 1303 Summit Rd. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County July 12, 1979 Keara Lee Coshow, 3 years old, was burned alive July 12, 1979, in the laundry room of the Hilltop Motel in Red Oak, Iowa, to cover […]
Montgomery County in Iowa Red Oak in Montgomery County Evelyn Resh Homicide Evelyn Resh 87 YOA 400 E. Coolbaugh St. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County September 16, 1997 velyn Resh, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1997 after someone deliberately set fire to the Red Oak apartment house where she lived alone. Her death is one from a […]
Courtesy photo Clarinda Herald Journal The five Eberly children, L to R: Larry, Ricky, Denise, Otis, and Dixie. Denise and Dixie died in the Oct. 15, 1964 fire set at their rural New Market home. Denise and Dixie Eberly Double Homicide Denise Diane Eberly, 3 years old Dixie Lynne Eberly, 13 months old Rural New […]
Ashley Downing Homicide Ashley Downing 77 YOA Westgate, Iowa Fayette County January 4, 1933 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing arely a year after his wife’s death, Ashley Downing, a 77-year-old chicken farmer, was shot and killed Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1933, inside his rural Westgate home. Downing lived alone on a 240-acre farm about eight […]
Scott County in Iowa Davenport in Scott County Kevin R. Jack Homicide Kevin R. Jack 21 YOA 5700 block of North Pine St. Davenport, IA Scott County June 15, 2002 evin R. Jack, a pit crew member of the Andy Cook stock car racing team, died in a hit-and-run motor vehicle fatality in Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday, June 15, […]
Courtesy photo Quad-City Times Juanita L. Lagrone was beaten to death with a baseball bat on her 56th birthday. Juanita L. Lagrone Homicide Juanita L. Lagrone 56 YOA 2809 E. Douglas Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 14-9854 Died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 Case Summary compiled […]
Polk County in Iowa Des Moines in Polk County Miguel Vasquez Homicide Miguel Vasquez 19 YOA 1172 19th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 05-16833 May 8, 2005 Courtesy Des Moines Police Department Nineteen-year-old Miguel Vasquez was shot to death in the early morning hours on Sunday, May 8, […]
Paul M. Brule Homicide Paul Michael Brule 30 YOA 2118 Sixth Avenue Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County July 25, 1998 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing aul Michael Brule, a 30-year-old Council Bluffs, Iowa man who received $10,000 weekly payouts from lottery winnings, was slain in his Sixth Avenue home in the early morning hours […]
Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Dariusz “Darek” Szczeponek Homicide Dariusz “Darek” Szczeponek 25 YOA Annie’s Launderette 819 Sycamore St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Investigating Agency: Waterloo Police Department September 29, 1993 Information provided by Brice Lippert, Waterloo Police Department ariusz “Darek” Szczeponek, a 25-year-old University of Northern Iowa student, […]
Cold Cases in Danville, Iowa Homicide Mary Bernice Lange 37 YOA Burlington, IA (Des Moines County) Case # 70-01291 December 17, 1970 Mary Bernice Lange — engaged in a bitter divorce with her husband Marvin — was found dead nine miles west of Burlington on December 17, 1970. The 37-year-old mother […]