Adalia Alvarez

On August 20, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Adalia Alvarez Missing Person Name: Adalia Alvarez Age at Report: 25 Race: White Sex: Female Height: 5’3″ Weight: 120 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 13-3576 NamUs MP #: 19681 Date Last Seen: April 1, 2009   Adalia Alvarez, 25, […]

Larry Martin

On August 19, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Larry Odell Martin Missing Person Name: Larry O. Martin Age at Report: 44 Weight: 195 lbs. Height: 5’11” Race: Black/African American Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Incident Type: Endangered / physical Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 1994-1345 NamUs MP#: 17067 […]

Timothy Friedel

On March 17, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Timothy Friedel Suspicious Death Timothy Friedel 25 YOA Wooded Area Northwest Des Moines Polk County June 6, 1974 imothy Friedel, 25, of 5419 Ovid Ave., Des Moines, was found dead in a water-filled ditch in northwest Des Moines on Thursday, June 6, 1974. According to one of Friedel’s […]

Louise Cruise

On November 14, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Louise Cruise Missing Person Louise Cruise Age At Report: 15 DOB: May 2, 1997 Weight: 140 lbs. Height: 5’01” Race: White Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Juvenile Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: May 8, 2012   Louise Cruise, 15, was reported […]

Elizabeth and Preston Genung

On November 14, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Elizabeth Genung, 8 Preston Genung, 1   Missing from Juvenile Court   Elizabeth Genung Age At Report: 8 DOB: May 20, 2004 Weight: 100 lbs. Height: 4’00” Race: White Hair: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Juvenile Missing From: Juvenile Court, Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: June […]

Linked by Lost Lives: Eugene Martin, Dennis Clougherty and Helen Morrow

On August 12, 2013, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Dennis Clougherty. Helen Morrow. Eugene Martin. Three victims, three lives gone, and one shared date families can’t forget: August 12. Twenty-three-year-old Dennis Clougherty was a Vietnam vet preparing to start graduate school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Helen Morrow, 55, surely never imagined her fate when offering employment to a hired hand. And Eugene Martin, only […]

Gustavo Cruz

On December 14, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Gustavo Beranza Cruz Missing Person Name: Gustavo Beranza Cruz Age at Report: 31 DOB: November 23, 1976 Weight: 180 lbs. Height: 5’08” Race: White Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Incident Type: Other adult missing Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department […]

David Marchan

On December 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

David Marchan Missing Person Age at Report: 18 Date of Birth: November 11, 1982 Weight: 180 lbs. Height: 5’05” – 5’06” Race: Hispanic/American Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Sex: Male Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: January 1, 2001   Courtesy photo Twitter David Marchan’s younger brother set up a Twitter account in hopes […]

Mary Waggle

On November 17, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Mary Joan Waggle Missing Person Mary Joan Waggle Age at Report: 56 Date of Birth: Nov. 12, 1955 Weight: 155 lbs. Height: 5’07” Race: White Hair: Red Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Endangered / Physical Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Missing Since: April 5, 2012   Polk County in Iowa Des Moines […]

Johnetta Jackson

On February 10, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Johnetta E. Jackson Homicide Cleared by Exceptional Means Johnetta E. Jackson 22 YOA Went Missing From Des Moines, IA Found in Four Mile Creek, Pleasant Hill Polk County Went Missing: May 4, 1993 Body Found: May 23, 1993 ohnetta Jackson, a 22-year-old mother of a young son and daughter, […]