Judith Pleas

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy Council Bluffs Police Department Judith Kaylene Pleas Judith Kaylene Pleas Homicide Judith Kaylene Pleas 17 YOA Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County Case Number: MP-73-226 Reported Missing: August 10, 1973 Body Found: October 14, 1973   Case Summary added by Jody Ewing   Judith Kaylene Pleas, 17, was reported missing to the Council Bluffs Police […]

Edward Hickson

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Pottawattamie County in Iowa   Council Bluffs in Pottawattamie County Edward Leroy Hickson Homicide Edward Leroy Hickson 32 YOA Case # B78-1173 1500 block of So. 6th St. Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County February 15, 1978   Case summary by Jody Ewing   On February 15, 1978 at 4:14 a.m., Council Bluffs Police Department officers […]

Robert Bates

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Robert Bruce “Kip” Bates III Homicide Robert Bruce “Kip” Bates III 39 YOA Jump Start Conoco Station 109 Locust St. Carter Lake, IA Pottawattamie County September 27, 2007   Pottawattamie County in Iowa   Carter Lake in Pottawattamie County Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Robert Bruce “Kip” Bates — a 39-year-old Marine who […]

John Stephens and Paul Rayer

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Paul J. Rayer John L. Stephens John L. Stephens and Paul J. Rayer Double Homicide John L. Stephens, 32 Paul J. Rayer, 51 Case # 67-01188 “Club 64” Restaurant Council Bluffs, Iowa Pottawattamie County December 5, 1967   Recent Updates Dec. 21, 2015: “Nearly 50 years later, Council Bluffs family still searching for answers in […]

Kimberly Ratliff: No Second Chances

On January 12, 2011, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

School had never come that easy to Kimberly Ratliff of Council Bluffs, Iowa, but she’d worked hard to keep up her grades in order to graduate. And, she’d done it — the first in her family to do so. Her post-graduation days, however, came with their own set of challenges, and somehow she found herself […]

Dennis Addlesberger

On January 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Ray Addlesberger Missing Person Age at Disappearance: 46 Date of Birth: March 8, 1953 Weight: 165 lbs. Height: 5′ 07″ Race: White Hair: Unknown or Completely Bald Eyes: Hazel Classification: Endangered Missing Missing From: Council Bluffs, IA (Pottawattamie County) Investigating Agency: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Case number: 99008573 NamUs MP# 17038 Date Reported Missing: […]

John Conaway

On January 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

John Steven Conaway Missing Person Age at Report: 36 DOB: September 15, 1961 Weight: 160 lbs. Height: 5′ 10″ Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Incident Type: Disability – physical / mental Classification: Endangered Missing Missing From: Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County Case # 98-008374 Missing Since: February 9, 1998   Case summary compiled by […]

Joe Junior Floyd

On January 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Pottawattamie County in Iowa   Council Bluffs in Pottawattamie County Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd Homicide Joseph “Joe Junior” Floyd 42 YOA Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County Case # D67-18 July 1, 1967   Case summary by Jody Ewing   Joe Junior Floyd, 42, of Council Bluffs, was shot in the head in the early morning […]

Kimberly Ratliff

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Kimberly Marie Ratliff Homicide Kimberly Marie Ratliff 22 YOA Residence: 1806 Tostevin St., Council Bluffs Body Moved To: 1414 West Broadway Council Bluffs, Iowa Pottawattamie County Investigating Agency: Council Bluffs Police Department Body Found: January 12, 1999 Est. DOD: January 9, 1999 Arrest Made: Oct. 16, 2020 — stepbrother Matt Kennedy charged, accused of first-degree […]

Gloria Slump

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Gloria Fay Slump Homicide Gloria Fay Slump 24 YOA Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County Case # 67-00368 March 3, 1967   Case information provided by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, and newspaper archives   On Monday, March 6, 1967, Burlington Railroad employees found the frozen body of 24-year-old Gloria […]