Denison

On January 28, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Denison, Iowa           Missing Person Jesse G. NimajaPol Age at Report: 18 Height: 5’05” Weight: 110 lbs. Incident Type: Involuntary Missing From: Denison, Iowa Missing Since: July 14, 2017 The Denison Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding 18-year-old Jesse Govani NimajaPol, of Denison. NimajaPol […]

Jesse NimajaPol

On January 28, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Jesse Govani NimajaPol Missing Person NAME: Jesse G. NimajaPol AGE AT REPORT: 18 WEIGHT: 110 lbs HEIGHT: 5’05” RACE: White HAIR: Black EYES: Brown SEX: Male INCIDENT TYPE: Involuntary disappearance MISSING FROM: Denison, IA Crawford County LAST SEEN ALIVE: July 14, 2017     The Denison Police Department is asking for the public’s help in […]

Jesse Leopold

On October 7, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Jesse Leopold Jesse J. Leopold Missing Person NAME: Jesse Jerome Leopold AGE AT REPORT: 23 DOB: March 1, 1993 WEIGHT: 185 lbs. HEIGHT: 6’01” RACE: White HAIR: Unknown or completely bald EYES: Hazel SEX: Male INCIDENT TYPE: Endangered / Physical MISSING FROM: Jewell, Iowa (Hamilton County) INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Boone County Sheriff’s Office CASE NUMBER: 2016 […]

7 Days, 14 Anniversaries

On October 23, 2016, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, Missing Persons, Rewards, by Jody Ewing

Cold case anniversaries are always tough. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the anniversary of a loved one’s unsolved homicide, a birthday he or she would have celebrated, or even the date the body may have been found. The most important lesson I’ve learned in my years writing about cold cases is that it doesn’t matter […]

Manchester

On December 19, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Manchester, Iowa       Missing Person Brian M. Burns Age at Report: 55 Weight: 240 lbs. Height: 6’00” Race: White Hair: Gray Eyes: Green Sex: Male Incident Type: Disability — physical/mental Missing From: 1381 180th St. Manchester, IA Delaware County Missing Since: December 19, 2013 Brian “Farmer” Burns, a 55-year-old Manchester, […]

Rita Papakee

On June 7, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Rita Janelle Papakee Missing Person NAME: Rita Janelle Papakee AGE AT REPORT: 41 DOB: June 1, 1973 WEIGHT: 145 – 170 lbs. HEIGHT: 5’04” RACE: Native American HAIR: Brown EYES: Brown SEX: Female INCIDENT TYPE: Other adult missing MISSING FROM: Meskwaki Nation Tama, IA Tama County INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Meskwaki Nation Police Department CASE NUMBER: 15-001969 […]

Gary Counts

On May 17, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Lee County in Iowa   Fort Madison in Lee County Gary Lee Counts Missing Person Name: Gary Lee Counts Age at Report: 42 Date of Birth: 11/28/1951 Weight: 180 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Sex: Male Incident Type: Missing after a catastrophe Missing From: Fort Madison, IA (jurisdiction) Lee County Reported […]

Steven Babka

On June 22, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Steven Babka (Courtesy NamUs) Steven Michael Babka Missing Person NAME: Steven Michael Babka AGE AT REPORT: 58 WEIGHT: 240 lbs. HEIGHT: 5’09” RACE: White HAIR: Brown EYES: Blue SEX: Male INCIDENT TYPE: Other adult missing MISSING FROM: Marengo, IA Iowa County INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Iowa County Sheriff CASE NUMBER: 12-48283 NAMUS MP NUMBER: 18206 REPORTED MISSING: […]