Unidentified White Male Infant

On February 15, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Unidentified White Male Infant Homicide Baby John Doe Unidentified male Infant ME/C Case Number: 10-1397 NamUs UP # 10855 Found in Des Moines River Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office December 12, 1953   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County On Saturday, December 12, 1953, officials […]

Windsor Heights

On September 7, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Windsor Heights, Iowa         Homicide Rose Marie Grandanette 33 YOA Sunrise Blvd. and 73rd St. Windsor Heights, IA Polk County September 14, 1958 Rose Grandanette, a 33-year-old mother of three children, was shot in the head with a .38-caliber pistol on Sunday evening, September 14, 1958, after answering the […]

Anna Medici

On April 22, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Anna Maria Medici Homicide Anna Maria Medici 21 YOA Highway 69 Carney, IA Crocker Township Polk County DCI Case # 62-01063 November 16, 1962   Case information provided by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation   On Friday, November 16, 1962, Anna Maria Medici was killed in a hit-and-run shortly after a co-worker dropped her […]

Cecil DuBois

On February 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Cecil L. DuBois Homicide Cecil L. DuBois 73 YOA 1322 23rd Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1974-42891 November 15, 1974     Cecil DuBois, 73, was robbed and then beaten in his 1322 23rd Street home in Des Moines, Iowa, on November […]

Martha Erickson

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Laurie Rhiner Martha “Marty” Erickson Martha “Marty” D. Erickson Homicide Martha “Marty” Diane Erickson 47 YOA DCI Case # 95-13479 Avon Lake Avon, IA Polk County November 21, 1995 Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Tuesday evening, November 21, 1995 — just over one day before Thanksgiving — Martha “Marty” Erickson, 47, was murdered […]