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Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Gladys Dorothy Held Homicide Gladys Dorothy Held 83 YOA Walnut Court Retirement Home 315 Walnut St., Apt. 321 Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 8, 1993 ladys D. Held, an 83-year-old retired personal secretary, was beaten and strangled at a Waterloo senior citizens home around […]
Black Hawk County in Iowa Waterloo in Black Hawk County Jacob J. “Jake” Biretz Homicide Jacob “Jake” Biretz 87 YOA 311 Lafayette St., Apt. B Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 10, 1993 acob “Jake” Biretz, an 87-year-old retired mechanic, was found dead in his apartment at a Waterloo retirement home on Friday, December 10, […]
Cold Cases in Waterloo, Iowa With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have posted information that may assist in solving these crimes. Homicide Friedrich Paul “Fred” Widmann 30 YOA Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County October 11, 1908 Fred Widmann, a Waterloo Police Department patrolman, was shot at approximately […]
Cold Cases in Black Hawk County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Black Hawk County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have […]
Rewards for Information Melvin Gallagher 22 YOA Clark Super Station Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County January 3, 1959 Frederick L. Coste 47 YOA 312 Second Ave. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County October 15, 1959 Thomas Myles Dougherty, 45 Missing From: Sioux City, IA Case # 1961-611E January 12, 1961 William Meadows 36 YOA […]
The Cases – Homicides (1990 – 1999) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1990 – 1999, and are listed in chronological […]