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     Johnetta Jackson, a 22-year-old mother […]

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 […]

Bryan Pence

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Bryan Eugene Pence Homicide Bryan Eugene Pence 21 YOA 3725 Frederick M. Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-22875 May 29, 1986   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Bryan Eugene Pence, a 21-year-old Sinclair Service Station employee, was shot in the back around 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, 1986, during […]

Gene Williamson

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Gene W. Williamson Homicide Gene W. Williamson 23 YOA 1311 21st Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1979-5278 February 9, 1979   On Friday, February 9, 1979 — two days after his 23rd birthday — Gene W. Williamson was shot shortly after pulling […]

Steven Gardner

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Steven Eugene Gardner Homicide Steven Eugene Gardner 27 YOA 1037 23rd Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-11923 April 8, 1978   Steven Eugene Gardner, a 27-year-old John Deere employee, was shot three times sometime between midnight and mid-morning on Saturday, April 8, […]