Frank Eckels

On November 27, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Pottawattamie County in Iowa   Oakland in Pottawattamie County Frank J. Eckels Homicide Frank J. Eckels 73 YOA Oakland Motel and Café Oakland, IA Pottawattamie County Shot: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1958 Died: Saturday, Dec. 6, 1958     Frank Johnston Eckels, 73, was shot and wounded during a holdup at his motel and café in […]

William Freimuth

On February 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Webster County in Iowa   Fort Dodge in Webster County William Henry Freimuth Homicide William Henry Freimuth 71 YOA Fawkes Standard Service Station Highway 20 Fort Dodge, Iowa Webster County DCI Case # 61-00355 February 16, 1961   William H. Freimuth, a 71-year-old Fort Dodge service station attendant, was shot in the back of the […]

Amos Jellison

On January 21, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Benton County in Iowa   Blairstown in Benton County Amos Wesley Jellison Homicide Amos Wesley Jellison 74 YOA 306 Prospect St. NE Blairstown, IA Benton County DCI Case Number: 81-04503 August 2, 1981 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Amos Jellison, a 74-year-old former railroad employee, was bludgeoned to death in his Blairstown, Iowa, mobile […]

Willard Woodring and Richard Buchanan

On December 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Double Homicide Willard Charles Woodring, 42 Richard B. Buchanan, 49 Hawkeye Hotel Keokuk, Iowa Lee County DCI Case # 60-00902 October 9, 1960 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Willard Woodring, the 42-year-old owner of the former Hawkeye Hotel in Keokuk, Iowa, and Richard G. Buchanan, 42, of Colona, Illinois, were taken into the hotel’s […]