7 Days, 14 Anniversaries

On October 23, 2016, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, Missing Persons, Rewards, by Jody Ewing

Cold case anniversaries are always tough. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the anniversary of a loved one’s unsolved homicide, a birthday he or she would have celebrated, or even the date the body may have been found. The most important lesson I’ve learned in my years writing about cold cases is that it doesn’t matter […]

Karen Streed

On February 24, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Karen Theresa Streed Homicide Karen Theresa Streed 21 YOA Case # 71-00703 Home Residence: Cedar Rapids, IA (Linn County) Body Found in Amana, IA (Iowa County) Investigating Agency: Iowa County Sheriff’s Office Disappeared October 18, 1971 Body Found October 24, 1971 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Sunday, October 24, 1971, Karen Theresa Streed, 21, was […]

Amana

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Amana, Iowa   Homicide Karen Theresa Streed 21 YOA Amana, IA (Iowa County) Case # 71-00703 October 24, 1971 On October 24, 1971, Karen Theresa Streed was found dead in a canal located between West Amana and South Amana on Highway 220.     Double Homicide Rose Z. Burkert, 22 Roger E. Atkison, […]

Iowa County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Iowa County *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Iowa 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 Frank Searaway 43 YOA Rural Millersburg Iowa County May 7, 1911 Frank Searaway, […]

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 […]