Leland Harris

On October 19, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Leland Joseph Harris Homicide Leland Joseph Harris 34 YOA 500 block of 10th Street SW Cedar Rapids, Iowa Linn County Case # 2017-18948 November 21, 2017   Leland Joseph Harris, 34, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was shot to death in an alley in the 500 block of 10th Street SW late on Tuesday, November 21, […]

Neal Townsend

On June 2, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Neal Robert Townsend Homicide Neal Robert Townsend Age: 29 Lifelong Anamosa, Iowa, resident (Jones County) Died at Alola Apartments Lava Hot Springs, Idaho Bannock County, Idaho Investigating Agency: Bannock County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1975   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Note: Though Neal Townsend died in Lava Hot […]

Coggon

On October 27, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Coggon, Iowa   Homicide Carl Anthony Brunen 81 YOA Coggon, Iowa Ryan, Iowa Delaware County DCI Case # 72-00427 November 8, 1972 On Wednesday, November 8, 1972, just one day before his 82nd birthday, Carl Anthony Brunen was beaten to death in front of his rural Delaware County home six miles northwest of Coggon, […]

Dennis First

On March 18, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Lee First Homicide Dennis Lee First 64 YOA Hawthorne Hills Apartments 2249 C St. SW, #5 Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County May 11, 2007   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Dennis Lee First, 64, died early Friday morning, May 11, 2007, after being stabbed and beaten at his efficiency apartment located at […]

Danny Baker

On November 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Linn County in Iowa   Cedar Rapids in Linn County Danny Baker Homicide Danny Baker 28 YOA 617 18th Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County November 28, 1983   Danny Baker, a 28-year-old father of four, was shot in the back Monday night, Nov. 28, 1983, in the driveway of his brother-in-law’s southwest Cedar […]

Dorothy Rose

On November 18, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dorothy J. Rose Homicide Dorothy J. Rose 43 YOA 206 12th St. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County November 25, 2006 Case Summary by Jody Ewing Dorothy J. Rose, 43, was found dead in her 206 12th St. SE Cedar Rapids, Iowa apartment on Tuesday night, November 28, 2006. The building’s landlord — who’d gone to check on […]

Louis Chambers

On May 28, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Louis H. Chambers, Jr. Homicide Louis H. Chambers, Jr. 32 YOA 1400 block of Fifth Ave. SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County February 7, 1994   Linn County in Iowa   Cedar Rapids in Linn County Louis H. Chambers Jr., a 32-year-old Waterloo man, was shot in the stomach in the 1400 block of 5th […]

Nathaniel Carnagey

On April 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Linn County in Iowa   Marion in Linn County Nathaniel Carnagey Homicide Nathaniel Carnagey 36 YOA Marion, IA Linn County Crime Date: March 20, 1847 Date of Death: April 4, 1847   Information Courtesy the Cedar Rapids Gazette Nathaniel Carnagy The only thing we know for sure about Nathaniel Carnagy is that he was in […]

Cedar Rapids family remembers missing girl – Erin Pospisil

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

        Cedar Rapids family remembers missing girl May 31, 2009 steve.gravelle@gazettecommunications.com By Steve Gravelle The Gazette Steve Gravelle / The Gazette Carolyn and Jim Pospisil gather helium-filled balloons to be released Sunday afternoon at Van Vechten Park in southeast Cedar Rapids in recognition of the eighth anniversary of Erin Pospisil’s disappearance. Carolyn […]

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 Body Found October 24, 1971 Disappeared/DOD: October 18, 1971   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Sunday, October 24, 1971, Karen Theresa […]