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Marie “Lisa” Peak Homicide Marie “Lisa” Peak 19 YOA Waverly, IA Bremer County September 7, 1976 The Waverly Three Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky A DefrostingColdCases.com guest blog post by Jody Ewing November 1, 2014 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Tuesday, September 7, 1976 — the […]
Valerie Lynn Klossowsky Homicide Valerie Lynn Klossowsky 14 YOA Resided in Waverly, IA Body found outside Denver, IA in Bremer County DCI Case Number: 71-00549 June 13, 1971 The Waverly Three Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky A Defrosting Cold Cases Guest Blog Post By Jody Ewing, November […]
Julie Ann Benning Courtesy photo Benning family Julie Ann Benning Homicide Julia “Julie” Ann Benning 18 YOA Disappeared From: Waverly, IA Bremer County Body Located in: Shell Rock, IA Butler County Investigating Agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Case # 76-00382 Date of Death: November 28, 1975 Body Recovered: March […]
Cold Cases in Waverly, Iowa Homicide Valerie Lynn Klossowsky 14 YOA Waverly/Denver, IA (Bremer County) Case # 71-00549 June 13, 1971 On Tuesday morning, June 15, 1971, the partially clad body of 14-year-old Valerie Lynn Klossowsky of Waverly was found on a creek bank under a bridge on a lonely country […]
Cold Cases in Bremer County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Bremer 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 William Lawrence Meadows 36 YOA Plainfield, Iowa Bremer County Case […]
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 […]
While many families celebrate today’s Labor Day holiday, at least two Iowa families will mark the day with another kind of remembrance: the loss of a young, vibrant daughter, and the cold case anniversary of each of their untimely and senseless deaths. Thirty-three years ago on Tuesday, September 7, 1976, the nude, beaten body of […]