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Cold Cases in Medora, IA Homicide John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Warren County, IA December 2, 1900 On a moonlit Saturday night, December 1, 1900, prosperous Warren County, Iowa farmer John Hossack was murdered in his bed by two blows of an ax to his head. Four days later, Hossack’s wife of […]
Courtesy photo “Midnight Assassin” by Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolf The John Hossack family in 1892, Medora, Iowa, Warren County. From L to R: Will, Johnnie, Jimmie, John Hossack, Cassie, Ivan, Margaret Hossack, May, Louie and Anna. John Hossack Homicide John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Medora, IA Warren County December 2, 1900 ight around […]
The Cases – Homicides (1900 – 1909) 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 1900 – 1909, and are listed in chronological […]
Cold Cases in Warren County, IA *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Warren 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 John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Warren County, IA December 2, 1900 On […]