Danville

On June 9, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Danville, Iowa         Homicide Mary Bernice Lange 37 YOA Burlington, IA (Des Moines County) Case # 70-01291 December 17, 1970 Mary Bernice Lange — engaged in a bitter divorce with her husband Marvin — was found dead nine miles west of Burlington on December 17, 1970. The 37-year-old mother […]

James Harsch

On February 20, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

James A. Harsch Homicide James Andrew Harsch 31 YOA DCI Case # 78-03075 Burlington, IA Des Moines County Body Found: May 13, 1978 Est. Date of Death: May 6, 1978 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Saturday afternoon, May 13, 1978, the Burlington Police Department received a call about a dead body in a […]

Dorothy Miller

On December 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Dorothy H. Miller Homicide Dorothy H. Miller 48 YOA 118 Grand Street Burlington, IA Des Moines County Investigating Agency: Burlington Police Department DCI Case # 69-00950 August 18, 1969 Case information compiled by Jody Ewing   orothy H. Miller, a 48-year-old Bolick Realty saleswoman and grandmother of two, was killed on Monday evening, August 18, 1969, […]

Mary Lange

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Mary Bernice Lange Homicide Mary Bernice Lange 37 YOA Rural Danville, Iowa Des Moines County Iowa DCI Case Number: 70-01291 December 17, 1970 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing ary Bernice Lange, 37, had been missing for two days when her fully clothed body was found shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 1970, floating […]

Burlington

On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Burlington, Iowa         Homicide Dorothy H. Miller 48 YOA 118 Grand Street Burlington, IA (Des Moines County) Case # 69-00950 August 18, 1969 On Monday evening, August 18, 1969, 48-year-old Bolick Realty saleswoman Dorothy Miller was raped and stabbed 22 times when she went to show an unoccupied, two-story frame house at […]

Des Moines County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Des Moines County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Des Moines 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 Dorothy H. Miller 48 YOA 118 Grand Street Burlington, IA […]

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 […]