Louis Dayton

On March 14, 2024, in , by Jody Ewing

Special Deputy Sheriff Louis H. Dayton Homicide Name: Louis H. Dayton (Undercover work) Aliases: C.L. Plummer and George Cook Age: 57 Crime Scene: Behind the Hallett Building City: Spencer, Iowa County: Clay County Rank: Deputy Sheriff Panel: 34-W: 24 Years of Service: 20 Time in Spencer: Three weeks Department: Clay County, Iowa, S.O. Cause of […]

Marcus Hampton

On August 20, 2023, in , by Jody Ewing

Marcus Allen Hampton Homicide 28 YOA 100 blk of E. 35th St Davenport, IA Scott County August 20, 2017       Marcus Hampton, 28, of Davenport, was fatally shot Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in the 100 block of East 35th Street in Davenport. He became the city’s 10th homicide for 2017. Around 4 a.m. […]

Darrell Lanier

On September 15, 2022, in , by Jody Ewing

Darrell De’Shaye Lanier Homicide Darrell De’Shaye Lanier 22 YOA 400 Block of Rhey Street Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Crime Date: November 1, 2016 Death: November 4, 2016   Darrell De’Shaye Lanier, 22, of Waterloo, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, the victim of a homicide.       Information provided by Inv. Brice Lippert, Waterloo […]

Diane Martin

On June 29, 2022, in , by Jody Ewing

Diane Martin Homicide Diane Martin 48 YOA 84 Ricker Street Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County September 10, 2018 Jurisdiction: Waterloo PD     Source: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and the Waterloo Police Department     Diane Martin, 48, was shot in her Waterloo home around 9:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. She was later […]

Barbara Perry

On August 30, 2021, in , by Jody Ewing

Barbara Ann Perry Homicide Barbara Ann Perry 61 YOA Family Dollar parking lot 1251 University Ave. Des Moines Polk County Crime Date: September 2, 2016 Date of Death: September 3, 2016   Barbara Perry, 61, was struck in the head by a stray bullet at 3:23 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, while waiting for […]


On February 18, 2021, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Sloan, Iowa         Hit-and-Run Homicide Matthew Joel Rice 17 YOA Hit and Run Homicide 310th Street one-half mile east of Cass Ave. Sloan, Iowa Woodbury County Crime Date: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002 Matthew Joel Rice, a 17-year-old senior at Westwood High School in Sloan, Iowa, died from injuries sustained […]

Roger Brown

On January 2, 2021, in , by Jody Ewing

Roger Brown Homicide Roger Alan Brown YOA: 55 200 blk of 8th St. SW Dayton, IA Webster County Investigating Agency: Webster County Sheriff’s Office, the Dayton Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation September 29, 2015   Roger Alan Brown, 55, was found dead inside his trailer in the 200 block of Eighth […]

Donald Preston

On December 22, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Donald E. Preston Homicide — SOLVED Donald Edward Preston 51 YOA Found in Farm Field Fort Dodge, IA Webster County December 26, 2016 Investigating Agency: Webster County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Made: Christopher Johnson charged with first-degree murder First Court Appearance: Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 Johnson Takes Plea Deal: Friday, Jan. 26, 2024 Sentencing Date: March […]

Terry Johnston

On December 8, 2020, in , by Carol Kean

Terry Leon Johnston Homicide Terry Leon Johnston 55 YOA Clinton, IA and Princeton, IA Clinton County Mississippi River Investigating Agencies: Clinton Police Department and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Body Found: October 1, 1997     Case Information compiled by Carol Kean Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County A missing 55-year-old Clinton […]

Yore Jieng

On October 21, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Yore Thuok Jieng Homicide Yore Thuok Jieng 14 YOA Keosauqua Way and 12th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Shot October 24, 2016 Died October 29, 2016   Yore Thuok Jieng, a 14-year-old Roosevelt High School freshman, was shot in the head Oct. 24, 2016, by a stray bullet as he rode in a car […]