Shellsburg

On March 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Shellsburg, Iowa         Homicide James Charles Huff, Jr. 26 YOA Shellsburg and Vinton, IA Benton County Case Number: 77-00102 January 1, 1977 On his 26th birthday, November 24, 1976, James Charles Huff, Jr. began a new job as a hired hand working for Lindsey Edgar “Ed” Huelsenbeck northeast of […]

James Huff Jr.

On December 31, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

James Charles Huff, Jr. Homicide James Charles Huff, Jr. 26 YOA 3319 56th Street Trail Center Point, IA Two miles SE of Urbana, IA Between Linn and Benton counties DCI Case #77-00102 Crime Date: January 1, 1977 Date of Death: January 5, 1977 ames Charles Huff, Jr., a farm hand who worked at the Lindsey Edgar “Ed” and […]

Vinton

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Vinton, Iowa           Homicide Myrtle Cook 51 YOA 703 Third Ave. Vinton, IA Benton County September 7, 1925 Myrtle Cook, a Klanswoman and president of the Benton County Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.), was shot and killed on September 7, 1925, after publicizing the names of suspected bootleggers. […]

Benton County

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Benton County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Benton 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.   Homicide Myrtle Cook 51 YOA 703 Third Ave. Vinton, IA Benton […]

Homicides – 1970s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1970 – 1979) 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 1970 – 1979, and are listed in chronological […]