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The Cases – Homicides (1920 – 1929) 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 1920 – 1929, and are listed in chronological order. If you know of a case not listed here or have information you’d like included […]
Cold Cases in Vinton, Iowa Homicide Myrtle Cook 51 YOA 703 Third Ave. Vinton, IA Benton County September 7, 1925 Myrtle Cook, a Klanswoman and president of the Benton County Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.), was shot and killed on September 7, 1925, after publicizing the names of suspected bootleggers. […]
Cold Cases in Benton County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Benton 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 Myrtle Cook 51 YOA 703 Third Ave. Vinton, IA Benton […]