7 Days, 14 Anniversaries

On October 23, 2016, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, Missing Persons, Rewards, by Jody Ewing

Cold case anniversaries are always tough. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the anniversary of a loved one’s unsolved homicide, a birthday he or she would have celebrated, or even the date the body may have been found. The most important lesson I’ve learned in my years writing about cold cases is that it doesn’t matter […]

Williamstown

On June 1, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Williamstown, Iowa         Homicide Rhonda A. Knutson 22 YOA Phillips 66 Convenience Store U.S. Highway 63 Williamstown / New Hampton, IA Chickasaw County (Jurisdiction) DCI Case Number: 92-07040 September 7, 1992 Rhonda Knutson, 22, was bludgeoned to death in the early morning hours on Monday, Sept. 7, 1992, while working […]

New Hampton

On August 29, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in New Hampton, Iowa       Homicide Rhonda A. Knutson 22 YOA Phillips 66 Convenience Store U.S. Highway 63 New Hampton, IA Chickasaw County (Jurisdiction) DCI Case Number: 92-07040 September 7, 1992 Rhonda Knutson, 22, was bludgeoned to death in the early morning hours on Monday, Sept. 7, 1992, while working the overnight […]

Matt Pusateri

On February 15, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Matthew Pusateri Homicide Matthew Pusateri 26 YOA 800 Block of Sixth St. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County November 12, 1988   Case summary by Jody Ewing ab driver Matt Pusateri, 26, was shot in the head about 3 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 1988, while sitting in a Cedar Rapids parking lot. Pusateri, who worked for […]

Rhonda Knutson

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Rhonda Anette Knutson Homicide Rhonda Anette Knutson 22 YOA Phillips 66 Convenience Store U.S. Highway 63 Williamstown / New Hampton, IA Chickasaw County (Jurisdiction) DCI Case Number: 92-07040 September 7, 1992 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing arly on Monday, September 7, 1992, Rhonda Anette Knutson was murdered while working the 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. shift […]

Chickasaw County

On October 31, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Chickasaw County, Iowa     Homicide Rhonda A. Knutson 22 YOA Phillips 66 Convenience Store U.S. Highway 63 New Hampton, IA Chickasaw County (Jurisdiction) DCI Case # 92-07040 September 7, 1992 Early on Monday, September 7, 1992, Rhonda Knutson, 22, was murdered while working the overnight shift at the Phillips 66 convenience […]

Homicides – 1990s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1990 – 1999) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1990 – 1999, and are listed in chronological […]

Today’s Cold Case Anniversaries: Lisa Peak and Rhonda Knutson

On September 7, 2009, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

While many families celebrate today’s Labor Day holiday, at least two Iowa families will mark the day with another kind of remembrance: the loss of a young, vibrant daughter, and the cold case anniversary of each of their untimely and senseless deaths. Thirty-three years ago on Tuesday, September 7, 1976, the nude, beaten body of […]