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Cold Cases in the News — 2015 Archives Current News | 2015 Archives | 2014 Archives | 2013 Archives | 2012 Archives | 2011 Archives | 2010 Archives | 2009 Archives | 2008 and Earlier Archives | IowaColdCases.org in the News GONE COLD: EXPLORING IOWA’S UNSOLVED MURDERS An ongoing series, published statewide, as part […]
SOLVED / CLEARED The cases listed below represent Iowa cold cases where arrests have been made since we first began tracking the state’s unsolved cases in December 2005. It includes cases where suspects have been convicted or acquitted, cases solved by exceptional means, and cases currently making their way through the criminal justice system. This […]
NOTE: We make every effort to keep this list current, but trials are often continued for a number of reasons. If you’re aware of changes in a trial date, please email us at email@example.com. Thank you in advance. Shanna Golyar, 41, of Persia, Iowa, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, and charged with first-degree murder […]
Lance Lee DeWoody Homicide ARREST MADE –- CHARGES DROPPED Lance Lee DeWoody 22 YOA Home residence: North Liberty, IA Shot on Oakdale Campus Coralville, IA Johnson County DCI Case # 85-04249 DATE OF CRIME: August 12, 1985 ARREST MADE: March 24, 2016 OBSTRUCTION OF PROSECUTION PLEA: January 31, 2017 MURDER CHARGES DROPPED: January 31, 2017 […]
Cold Cases in Coralville, Iowa Double Homicide: Karen Ann Christensen, 27, and Larry Gordon Wells, 25 Near Coralville Reservoir Coralville, IA (Johnson County) August 26, 1975 On Labor Day, September 1, 1975, two young motorcyclists discovered the charred bodies of two persons inside a scorched pickup truck near the Coralville […]
Cold Cases in Johnson County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Johnson County, though many are under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Johnson County. Patrolman Edward M. Leeney 32 YOA Iowa City Police Department Iowa City, IA Johnson County […]