Donald Preston

On December 22, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Donald E. Preston Homicide Donald Edward Preston YOA: 51 Found in Farm Field Fort Dodge, IA Webster County December 26, 2016 Investigating Agency: Webster County Sheriff’s Office       Initial Press Release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety WEBSTER COUNTY, Iowa — On Monday, December 26, 2016, a deceased male was located in […]

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 […]

News Archives 2019

On May 29, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in the News — 2019 Archives Current News | 2019 Archives | 2018 Archives | 2017 Archives | 2016 Archives | 2015 Archives | 2014 Archives | 2013 Archives | 2012 Archives | 2011 Archives | 2010 Archives | 2009 Archives | 2008 and Earlier Archives Year in Review: Who shot Micalla Rettinger? […]

Marquavion Brown

On April 17, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Marquavion D. Brown Homicide Marquavion Deshawn Brown 19 YOA 265 Madison Street Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County November 23, 2019       Case information provided by Waterloo Police Department Investigator Brice Lippert, Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers and related news articles   Marquavion D. Brown, 19, was shot to death in Waterloo, Iowa, on Saturday, […]

Cainnan Gates

On March 25, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Cainnan Devance Gates III Homicide Cainnan Devance Gates III 34 YOA 1000 block of West 8th St. Davenport, Iowa Scott County Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Investigating Agency: Davenport Police Department   Cainnan Devance Gates III, 34, of Davenport, was fatally shot and found inside a residence in the 1000 block of West 8th Street in […]

Jovontia Jones

On March 25, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Jovontia Antonio “Jovi” Jones Homicide Jovontia Antonio “Jovi” Jones 16 YOA 13th and Harrison Streets Davenport, Iowa Scott County Crime Date: May 19, 2018 Date of Death: May 20, 2018 Investigating Agency: Davenport Police Department     On Saturday, May 19, 2018, someone shot 16-year-old Jovontia “Jovi” Jones at the Hilltop Liquor Store on Harrison […]

Demetrius Allen

On February 27, 2020, in , by Jody Ewing

Demetrius Allen Homicide Demetrius Allen 18 YOA 3600 Brady St. Davenport, Iowa Scott County March 5, 2017   UPDATE — Davenport police make arrest in 2017 murder Davenport police have made an arrest in the March 5, 2017, robbery and shooting death of 18-year-old Demetrius Jerome Gregory Allen Jr. Chontez Lamont Graham, 24, of Jefferson […]

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 […]

Micalla Rettinger

On December 31, 2019, in , by Jody Ewing

Micalla Rettinger Homicide   Micalla Rettinger 25 YOA U.S. Highway 218 Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County April 28, 2019   Case Summary Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Micalla A. Rettinger, a 25-year-old former star UNI softball player, was driving south on Highway 218 near the Brinker Lake and Cedar […]