Billy Pruin

On July 18, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo findjodi.com Billy Pruin and his daughter William Thomas “Billy” Pruin Homicide Billy Pruin 43 YOA PO Box 411 Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County April 4, 1995 illiam Thomas “Billy” Pruin, 43, was shot at his rural Mason City, Iowa, home on Tuesday, April 4, 1995. Two days before his death, he’d proposed […]

Grace Esquivel

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Graciela “Grace” Esquivel Missing Person Age at Report: 25 DOB: December 21, 1957 Height: 4′ 11″ Weight: 140 pounds Race: Hispanic Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown Missing From: 1619 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County NCIC Number: M-102952814 Missing Since: June 10, 1983 Cerro Gordo County in Iowa  Mason City in Cerro Gordo County […]

Norma Jean Horgen

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Norma Jean Horgen Homicide Norma Jean Horgen 18 YOA DOB: February 15, 1948 DCI Case Number: 66-01036 Mason City, Iowa Cerro Gordo County September 10, 1966   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing round 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 1966, a fisherman found 18-year-old Norma Jean Horgen’s body near Clear Lake’s northwest shore. The […]

Roger Joynt

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Roger Thomas Joynt Homicide Roger Thomas Joynt 26 YOA DCI Case # 78-06397 Home Residence: 509 N. Jefferson Ave. Mason City, Iowa Cerro Gordo County Body Found: In ditch 2.5 miles east of I-35, County Road B-20 September 29, 1978 Case information provided by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Cerro Gordo County in Iowa  Mason City in […]

Elgin Strait

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Elgin Hobert Strait Homicide Elgin H. Strait 80 YOA 1302 S. Hampshire Ave. Mason City, Iowa Cerro Gordo County Case # 77-00254 March 18, 1977 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n March 18, 1977, Elgin Hobert Strait, an 80-year-old widower who lived alone, was found shot to death in the basement of his Mason […]

Charles Hines

On February 1, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Cerro Gordo County in Iowa  Mason City in Cerro Gordo County Charles Leroy “Pat” Hines Homicide Charles Hines 45 YOA 11 S. Delaware Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County August 2, 1975 harles Leroy “Pat” Hines — a 45-year-old decorated Korean Conflict veteran — was found dead on the sidewalk outside the Delaware Tap at 11 S. […]

Dillon Luna

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Cerro Gordo County in Iowa  Mason City in Cerro Gordo County Dillon James Luna Homicide Dillon James Luna 15 days old 1429 N. Federal Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County April 30, 1992 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing illon Luna, the 15-day-old son of Joseph and Christine Luna, was found dead of smoke inhalation on April 30, […]

Jodi Huisentruit

On January 20, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jodi Sue Huisentruit Missing Person: Legally Declared Dead Jodi Sue Huisentruit 27 YOA Key Apartments 600 North Kentucky Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County Investigating Agency: Mason City Police Department Case # 95-08176 NCIC # M-844559811 NamUs MP # 402 Dentals: Available DNA: Available Missing Since: June 27, 1995   State Representative Speaks Out […]

Gerald Best

On December 30, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Gerald E. Best Homicide Gerald E. Best 50 YOA 4 N. Madison Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County December 30, 1999 erald Best was found stabbed to death on Dec. 30, 1999, in his apartment at 4 N. Madison Ave. in Mason City, Iowa. Medical Examiner David Sloan said the 50-year-old’s throat had been […]

Andrew Hatges

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Andrew “Andy” Hatges Homicide Andrew Hatges 75 YOA 108 Virginia Ave. SE Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County March 8, 1968 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing ndrew “Andy” Hatges, 75, owner of the former West Vu Market located at 2601 Fourth St. S.W. in Mason City, was found dead in his home on Friday, […]