Juanita Lagrone

On June 30, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Quad-City Times Juanita L. Lagrone was beaten to death with a baseball bat on her 56th birthday. Juanita L. Lagrone Homicide Juanita L. Lagrone 56 YOA 2809 E. Douglas Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 14-9854 Died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 Case Summary compiled […]

Miguel Vasquez

On June 30, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Miguel Vasquez Homicide Miguel Vasquez 19 YOA 1172 19th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 05-16833 May 8, 2005 Courtesy Des Moines Police Department Nineteen-year-old Miguel Vasquez was shot to death in the early morning hours on Sunday, May 8, […]

Mary Ann Scovel

On June 4, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Mary Ann Scovel Homicide Mary Ann Scovel 18 YOA 661 Seventeenth St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Wednesday, April 14, 1976 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Mary Ann Scovel, 18, was strangled in her Des Moines apartment Wednesday night, April 14, 1976. Investigators said Terry Lee “Butch” Lively, 26, who lived at the 661 17th […]

Fredrick Workman

On February 15, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Fredrick James Workman Missing Person   NAME: Fredrick James Workman AKA: Fred Shields AGE AT REPORT: 15 DOB: May 4, 1998 SEX: Male RACE: White HAIR: Blond EYE COLOR: Blue HEIGHT: 5’3″ – 5’7″ WEIGHT: 126 – 145 lbs. MISSING FROM: Des Moines, IA POLK COUNTY CASE NUMBER: 13-0168 NAMUS MP NO: 25671 NCMEC NUMBER: […]

Johnita Clemons

On June 15, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Johnita Larie Clemons Homicide Johnita Larie Clemons 34 YOA 1801 Francis Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 13-40014 December 24, 2013   Note: Although this case has not officially been ruled as having gone cold, it is being included on the website with hopes that anyone with […]

Leroy Gordon

On June 14, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Leroy “Boo” Gordon III Homicide Leroy Gordon III 21 YOA 2104 Forest Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 13-35261 November 7, 2013   eroy “Boo” Gordon Jr. III, 21, was shot and killed outside a townhouse at 2104 Forest Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, November […]

Cyrus Hicks

On June 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks Homicide Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks 24 YOA Oakview Terrace Apartments 2907 Boston Ave. Des Moines, IA (jurisdiction) Polk County March 3, 2011 n Thursday, March 3, 2011, Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks, 24, became Des Moines’ first 2011 homicide when he was shot in the head and killed outside an apartment building […]

Marion Harris

On January 2, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Marion Eugene Harris Sr. Homicide Marion Eugene Harris Sr. 32 YOA Courtside Bar & Grill 1014 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 11-33199 October 9, 2011 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing arion Harris, 32, was shot in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, […]

Colleen Wright

On December 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Colleen K. Wright Missing Person Name: Colleen K. Wright Age at Report: 53 DOB: 8/11/1957 Weight: 200 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Other adult missing Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 2011-25522 NamUs MP # 17250 Missing Since: […]

Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An autopsy showed […]