Patricia Veach

On January 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo William T. Veach Patricia “Trish” Veach, Christmas 1968 Patricia Ann Veach Homicide Patricia Ann Veach 8 YOA 805 S.W. Lally St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 69-12925 July 10, 1969 Case summary by Jody Ewing n Thursday morning, July 10, 1969, 8-year-old Patricia Ann Veach was found dead in her bedroom at […]

Polk County

On October 19, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Polk County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Polk County, though many are under the jurisdiction of the Des Moines Police Department or other cities/townships within Polk County. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Polk County.   Homicide Officer George William Mattern 27 YOA […]

Des Moines

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Des Moines, Iowa       Note: Individual pages and case summaries for many of these victims are currently being compiled. If you have any information or photos you’d be willing to share, please email us or send via our Contact form. You may also contact the Des Moines Police Department at […]

Homicides – 1960s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1960 – 1969) 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 1960 – 1969, and are listed in chronological […]

Iowa’s Murdered Children, No Voice, No Choice

On June 9, 2010, in Anniversaries, The Families, by Jody Ewing

oday marks 22 years since 7-1/2-month-old Amber Marie Hayes of Muscatine, Iowa, was decapitated, dismembered, and her remains strewn in a remote area near Lake Odessa. Two boys riding all-terrain vehicles discovered the infant’s body, her pink diaper bag and blanket four days later. The lake area, just south of Muscatine, is located about one-half […]