Terry Page

On October 4, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Des Moines County in Iowa  Burlington in Des Moines County Terry Lee Page Homicide Terry Lee Page 36 YOA 1205 Franklin Street Burlington, IA Des Moines County Investigating Agency: Burlington Police Department June 25, 2013 erry Lee Page, 36, of Burlington, Iowa, was shot and killed outside his 1205 Franklin Street residence on the edge of North […]

Unknown Baby Boy

On July 22, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Unknown Baby Homicide NAME: Unidentified Newborn Baby Boy AGE: 2-3 hours old SCENE OF CRIME: Highway 30 about four miles west of Tama CITY: Tama COUNTY: Tama County DATE: June 11, 1952   “Unknown Baby” found on U.S. 30 in 1952 Tama County in Iowa  Tama in Tama County Gone Cold – Exploring Iowa’s Unsolved Murders July 21, 2016 By […]

Keara Coshow

On July 10, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Keara Lee Coshow Homicide Name: Keara Lee Coshow Age: 3 years, 10 months Crime Location: Hill Top Motel 1303 Summit St. Red Oak, Iowa Montgomery County Case #: 79-07361 Date of Death: July 12, 1979 Cause of Death: Neurogenic shock / burns to entire body   Case Summary credits: Janet Franson, Sandra Coshow, Bernadette Coshow, Jody […]

Virgil Untied

On April 21, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Virgil Paul Untied Homicide Virgil P. Untied, Town Marshal 33 YOA Outside Shaw Grocery Store Minburn, Iowa Dallas County Crime Date: July 23, 1931 End of Watch: July 27, 1931 own Marshal Virgil Untied was shot five times Thursday, July 23, 1931, by three assailants in Minburn, Iowa, who were looting a local grocery store. […]

Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson

On January 28, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson Double Homicide   SOLVED   Nathan David Messer, 20 Seth Anderson, 22 11612 140th Street Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County March 5, 2006   UPDATE On Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, Wapello County jurors found Christopher Yenger guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of Nathan Messer and Seth Anderson. Investigators said […]

Police Sgt. Writes about Missing Brother

On January 10, 2016, in Guest Blogs, Letters, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Ottumwa Police Sergeant Mark Milligan shares an open letter to the public on Facebook about his missing brother, Harry Milligan, 21, who went missing from Albia in Monroe County, Iowa, on July 1, 1984. Harry’s disappearance is classified as “Involuntary” and foul play is suspected. By Mark Milligan PLEASE SHARE ….I Think with the New Year […]

A Partnership in Crime

On July 31, 2015, in Events, Media, News, by Jody Ewing

In Casablanca, Rick says to Louie, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” This week, I’m grateful to see the beginnings of a beautiful partnership that first took root in April and produced its first blooms Sunday. The Iowa Newspaper Association (INA) and Iowa Cold Cases (ICC) have partnered for a new weekly project […]

Chris Axiotis

On June 1, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Christopher George Axiotis Undetermined Christopher George “Chris” Axiotis 16 YOA Q Pond Park Osceola, Iowa Clarke County November 16, 1999 Case Summary by Jody Ewing In November 1999, Christopher “Chris” Axiotis didn’t really have a place to call home. The 16-year-old Osceola youth’s incarcerated father had been in prison most of the teen’s life. His mother had […]

Craig Petersen

On May 26, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Craig Allen Petersen Suicide or Homicide? Craig Allen Petersen 20 YOA Home Residence: Blue Grass, Iowa Scott County Body found in Mississippi River Montpelier, Iowa Muscatine County September 28, 1986   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing wenty-year-old Craig Allen Petersen of Blue Grass, Iowa, died just over one day after a female teenager died in the […]

Eric Redinbo

On May 16, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Eric Scott Redinbo Suspected Homicide Eric Scott Redinbo 18 YOA Keokuk, Iowa Lee County February 12, 1999 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Eric Scott Redinbo, 18, died Friday night, February 12, 1999, from a single blast to the head from a 12 gauge shotgun at a Keokuk, Iowa home. Officers said they were called […]