Paul Scheel

On February 5, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Paul Allen Scheel Homicide Paul Allen Scheel 45 YOA 300 East Montgomery St., Apt. 3 Creston, IA Union County February 14, 2018   On Valentine’s Day 2018, Paul Allen Scheel, 45, was found dead in his Creston, Iowa, apartment. Officers with the Creston Police Department conducted a welfare check at 300 East Montgomery Street, Apartment […]

Ryan Fulkerson

On June 6, 2019, in , by Jody Ewing

Ryan Fulkerson Homicide Ryan Fulkerson 26 YOA Decatur City Decatur County Body found unconscious in rural ditch: Sunday, May 11, 2014 Date of Death: Friday, May 16, 2014     Ryan Fulkerson, a 26-year-old father of twin girls, was severely beaten, shot in the head and then dumped in a rural Decatur County ditch and […]

Steven Barrette

On December 2, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Steven F. Barrette Undetermined Steven F. Barrette 20 YOA Mississippi River Clinton, IA Clinton County June 6, 1976   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County Steven Barrette, a 20-year-old Army veteran, was killed on or around June 6, 1976 during a weekend camping trip. On […]

Diane Courbat

On July 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Diane Burge Courbat Homicide Diane Burge Courbat 34 YOA Cedar River Exchange Park parking lot Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Crime Date: Tuesday August 3, 1993 Date of Death: Friday, August 6, 1993 Information Provided by Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers Diane Courbat, 34, was shot in the head in the early morning hours on Tuesday, […]

Ronette Peterson

On April 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton Homicide Jane Doe gets name after 19 years Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton 22 YOA DOB: July 14, 1963 Went Missing from: Madrid, IA Boone County Body found: May 7, 1986 in Lakeland, Florida Identified as Ronette Peterson in January 2005   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Boone County in […]

Baby Jane Lincoln

On March 8, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Baby Jane Lincoln Homicide Baby Jane (Doe) Lincoln Case # 96-11840 Lisbon, Iowa (Linn County) Body Found 1 mile North in Cedar County (Investigating Agency) November 10, 1996 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Sunday morning, November 10, 1996, the body of a newborn infant was found inside a garbage bag placed in an […]

FAQ

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Frequently Asked Questions When it comes to unsolved crimes, people typically have a lot of questions. On this page, we’ll answer some of the more frequently asked questions and add others as deemed necessary. In certain instances (where noted) the answers may apply specifically to Iowa law vs. criminal law in other states. Examples are provided […]

Sherrie and Victoria Martin

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dubuque County in Iowa   Dubuque in Dubuque County Sherrie Lee Martin and Victoria Lynne Martin Double Homicide Sherrie Lee Martin, 8 YOA Victoria Lynne Martin, 4 YOA DCI Case # 65-00461 Dubuque, IA Dubuque County March 6, 1965   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Sisters Sherrie Lee Martin, 8, and Victoria Lynne Martin, […]

Scott Tompkins

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott M. Tompkins Homicide Scott M. Tompkins 23 YOA Park Ave. and Harrison St. intersection Muscatine, IA Muscatine County Case # 95-13656 November 29, 1995 Case summary by Jody Ewing Scott M. Tompkins, 23, was shot by an assailant(s) on November 29, 1995, while stopped to fix his windshield wipers at the intersection of Park […]