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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 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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]