Bryan Howser

On March 17, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Bryan Ashley Howser Missing Person, Presumed Deceased Bryan Ashley Howser Age At Report: 33 DOB: March 17, 1968 Weight: 155 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Sex: Male Incident Type: Disability – physical / mental Missing From: Des Moines, IA Missing Since: […]

Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Double Homicide Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano Emanuel Burgs Jr. II, 21 Celestina Gaynel Payano, 22 1831 Mondamin Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 2002-36527 September 12, 2002 Slayings Keep D.M. Police Stumped September 13, 2003 | DES MOINES REGISTER By Tara Deering Des Moines Register Staff Writer Polk County in Iowa   […]

David Shumpert

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

David L. Shumpert Homicide Dave L. Shumpert 27 YOA 430 E. Locust Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1999-46557 December 2, 1999   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   David L. Shumpert, a 27-year-old US Navy veteran and father of two young sons, was shot in the chest in the 400 block […]

Mark Atkins

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mark Anthony Atkins Homicide Mark Anthony Atkins 22 YOA 1814 6th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1995-36612 August 14, 1995 Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Mark Atkins, 22, was shot in the head and neck in the back yard of a Des Moines home on Monday, August […]

Jamedia Hines

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jamedia Hines Homicide Jamedia Hines 22 YOA 1700 Oakland Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1987-37149 September 5, 1987 Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Saturday, September 5, 1987, a 7-year-old boy playing hide-and-seek found a body lying in weeds behind an apartment building located at 1700 Oakland Avenue on Des Moines’ north […]

Morris Wright

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Morris Wright Homicide Morris Wright 52 YOA 1426 10th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-41137 September 15, 1986   Morris Wright — a 52-year-old Korean War veteran — was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, September 15, 1986. The Des Moines Police Department lists the crime location as 1426 10th Street […]

Warren Swanson

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Warren A. Swanson Homicide Warren A. Swanson 53 YOA 709 25th Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1984-37964 October 1, 1984 Case information provided by the Des Moines Police Department   Warren Swanson was murdered at 709 25th street in Des Moines on October […]

William Thomas

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County William Thomas Homicide William Thomas 70 YOA 1213 Jefferson Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1979-35742 September 9, 1979     William Thomas, 70, was struck in the head in the early morning hours on Sunday, September 9, 1979, after leaving a local […]

Johnie Clinton

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Johnie E. “John” Clinton Homicide Johnie E. “John” Clinton 68 YOA 1525 Walker Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-41681 Found: October 27, 1978 Estimated Date of Death: Oct. 18 – 20, 1978 Case information added by Jody Ewing Johnie E. “John” Clinton […]

Anna T. Miller

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Google Maps Anna T. Miller was bludgeoned to death in this 3531 54th St. Des Moines home sometime on Saturday, July 8, 1978. Anna T. Miller Homicide Anna Titje Miller 57 YOA 3531 54th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-25150 July 8, 1978     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing […]