Buffalo

On May 7, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Buffalo, Iowa       *Please Note: The cases listed below are from Buffalo, Iowa, but may fall under the Scott 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.   Suspicious Death Gregory “Greg” Dunbar 35 YOA Residence: […]

Gregory Dunbar

On February 20, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Gregory Oliver “Greg” Dunbar Suspicious Death Gregory “Greg” Dunbar 35 YOA Residence: Davenport apartment building, 37th Street Davenport, Iowa Scott County Body Found: In Mississippi River near Buffalo, Iowa Last Seen Alive: May 8, 2016 Body Recovered: May 13, 2016   The body of 35-year-old Gregory “Greg” Dunbar was pulled from the Mississippi River near […]

Montpelier

On May 26, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Montpelier, Iowa       Undetermined Craig Allen Petersen 20 YOA Mississippi River Montpelier, Iowa Muscatine County September 28, 1986 Craig Allen Petersen, 20, of Blue Grass, Iowa, died Sept. 28, 1986 — just over one day after a female teen died in the company of Petersen’s best friend, Jeffery Curtis Daily, […]

Craig Petersen

On May 26, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Craig Allen Petersen Undetermined – Suspected Homicide Craig Allen Petersen 20 YOA Home Residence: Blue Grass, Iowa Scott County Body found in Mississippi River Montpelier, Iowa Muscatine County September 28, 1986   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Twenty-year-old Craig Allen Petersen of Blue Grass, Iowa, died just over one day after a female teenager […]

Steven Barrette

On December 2, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County Steven F. Barrette Undetermined Steven F. Barrette 20 YOA Clinton, IA Clinton County June 5-6, 1976   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Steven Barrette, a 20-year-old Army veteran, was killed in early June 1976 during a weekend camping trip. On Tuesday evening, June 8, […]

Willis Hughes Memorial Fund Established

On May 2, 2014, in News, Solved, The Families, by Jody Ewing

We at Iowa Cold Cases would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Willis J. Hughes. Mr. Hughes, 45, was last seen in Davenport on December 21, 2013. His body was recovered from the Mississippi River on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. On Wednesday, April 30, Muscatine County Chief Deputy C.J. Ryan confirmed a […]

Willis Hughes

On February 18, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Willis James Hughes Former Missing Person SOLVED Willis James Hughes Age at Report: 45 Date of Birth: Sept. 25, 1968 Weight: 320 lbs. Height: 6’04” Race: Black Hair: Bald Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Incident Type: Endangered / physical Disappeared from Davenport, IA on Dec. 21, 2013 Body Found in Mississippi River: April 29, 2014   UPDATE Willis […]

Yvonne Nicholson

On October 31, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Yvonne “Bonnie” Nicholson Homicide Yvonne “Bonnie” Nicholson 32 YOA South Concord St. Davenport, IA Scott County November 12, 2001 Scott County in Iowa   Davenport in Scott County   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Monday, November 12, 2001, at approximately 9:30 a.m., two construction workers driving along a slough on South Concord Street […]

Brian Dietrich

On October 27, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Dubuque Telegraph Herald Brian Dietrich Brian Everett Dietrich Homicide Brian Everett Dietrich 30 YOA Garnavillo, Iowa Clayton County Went Missing October 30, 1993 Found dead on Indian Isle south of McGregor, IA Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28, 1994 Case summary by Jody Ewing He’d planned to take his new baby daughter out […]

Unidentified: Pregnant Black Female 1975

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County Unidentified: Pregnant Black Female Homicide VICTIM’S AGE: Approx. 12 – 23 YOA RACE: Black/African American SEX: Female WEIGHT: 100 to 120, Estimated HEIGHT: 5’2″ – 5’4″, Estimated LOCATION: Found in Mississippi River Clinton County, IA NAMUS UP NUMBER: 2622 BODY DISCOVERED: April 11, 1975 PROBABLE YEAR […]