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The Cases – Homicides (1950 – 1959) 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 1950 – 1959, and are listed in chronological order. If you know of a case not listed here or have information you’d like included […]
Courtesy photo Lisbon High School Yearbook Marlene “Mickey” Padfield as a Junior at Lisbon High School. Marlene Ruth Padfield Homicide Marlene Ruth “Mickey” Padfield 17 YOA Hometown: Lisbon, IA Went Missing from: Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Date Reported Missing: February 19, 1959 Body Found: April 29, 1959 n Wednesday evening, February 18, 1959, […]
Webster County in Iowa Fort Dodge in Webster County William Henry Freimuth Homicide William Henry Freimuth 71 YOA Fawkes Standard Service Station Highway 20 Fort Dodge, Iowa Webster County DCI Case # 61-00355 February 16, 1961 illiam H. Freimuth, a 71-year-old Fort Dodge service station attendant, was shot in the back of the head […]
Cold Cases in Lisbon, Iowa Homicide Marlene Padfield 17 YOA Resided in Lisbon, IA Body found in Cedar Rapids, IA (Linn County) February 19, 1959 Between 12:15 and 12:30 a.m. on February 19, 1959, Marlene Padfield, 17, left the Kozy Inn restaurant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with 18-year-old Arthur Scott, […]
Cold Cases in Linn County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Linn 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 Nathaniel Carnagey 39 YOA Marion, IA Linn County April 4, 1847 […]
Cold Cases in Cedar Rapids, Iowa *Please Note: Some of the cases listed below may fall under the Linn County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. Homicide Marlene Padfield 17 YOA Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County February 19, […]
On Thursday, June 10, the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun featured a story about the Iowa Cold Cases website, and spoke with ICC’s co-administrator Ms. Bowers about the unsolved murder of Lisbon resident Marlene Padfield as well our organization’s commitment to providing every resource available to help solve cases like Marlene’s. “You can shake loose a memory […]