George Leonard

On February 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

George Albert Leonard Homicide George Albert Leonard 53 YOA The Inn tavern 902 S. 14th Street Clinton, IA Clinton County DCI Case # 81-06936 November 28, 1981     George Albert Leonard, 53, a painting contractor and former Elmwood Dairy milkman, was shot to death in the early morning hours on Saturday, November 28, 1981, […]

Pamela Hinrichs

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Pamela Rae Hinrichs Homicide Pamela Rae Hinrichs 19 YOA AMVETS Post No. 28 1317 S. 17th St. Clinton, IA Clinton County Case # 81-00259 January 13, 1981   Pamela Rae Hinrichs, 19, was shot during an apparent robbery of the AMVETS Post No. 28 at 1317 S. 17th Street in Clinton, Iowa, in the early […]


On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Clinton, Iowa       Homicide Edwin H. Jacobs 55 YOA Ike’s Peak Clinton, IA (jurisdiction) Clinton County January 2, 1972 The body of 55-year-old Edwin Jacobs was found in a wooded area known as “Ike’s Peak” in Clinton on January 2, 1972. He was shot to death with a .22 caliber […]

Clinton County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Clinton County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Clinton 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 John Bernard “Henry” Nurre 76 YOA Sugar Creek, Brown’s Station, […]


On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Rewards for Information The following Iowa cold cases are those where law enforcement/Crime Stoppers and/or other agencies or individuals have offered a cash reward for information leading to an arrest or conviction in a particular case. More specific details about how to collect a reward may be found by visiting the victim’s individual case summary […]

Homicides – 1980s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1980 – 1989) 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 1980 – 1989, and are listed in chronological […]

Two Young Women: Pam Hinrichs and Kimberly Ratliff

On January 12, 2010, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

As I continue adding and updating pages on the Iowa Cold Cases website, I’m constantly amazed at the number of young women killed either on their way to work or after leaving work, and sometimes, even while still on the job. And while victimology studies and reports often help profilers and investigators track down offenders, […]