Joseph Payne

On September 18, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Terrie Thompson Joseph E. Payne — the “last photograph” taken of Payne six months prior to his murder. Joseph Ernest Payne Homicide Joseph Ernest Payne Age: 72 15th and Armory Chariton, Iowa Lucas County October 17, 1945 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing During the Great Depression, Joseph Payne happened to be in […]

Lucas County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Lucas County, Iowa     Homicide Joseph Ernest Payne 72 YOA 15th & Armory Chariton, Iowa Lucas County October 17, 1945 Joseph Ernest Payne, 72, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1945, after several young boys broke into his Chariton home Saturday, Oct. 13, tied him up and beat him repeatedly in efforts to […]