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Cold Cases in the News — 2015 Archives Current News | 2015 Archives | 2014 Archives | 2013 Archives | 2012 Archives | 2011 Archives | 2010 Archives | 2009 Archives | 2008 and Earlier Archives | IowaColdCases.org in the News GONE COLD: EXPLORING IOWA’S UNSOLVED MURDERS An ongoing series, published statewide, as part […]
Karen Theresa Streed Homicide Karen Theresa Streed 21 YOA Case # 71-00703 Home Residence: Cedar Rapids, IA (Linn County) Body Found in Amana, IA (Iowa County) Investigating Agency: Iowa County Sheriff’s Office Disappeared October 18, 1971 Body Found October 24, 1971 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Sunday, October 24, 1971, Karen Theresa Streed, 21, was […]
Rose Z. Burkert and Roger E. Atkison Double Homicide Rose Z. Burkert, 22 Roger E. Atkison, 32 DCI Case # 80-06274 Amana Holiday Inn Room 260 Williamsburg, Iowa Iowa County September 12, 1980 UPDATE Marcella Shat and her late husband, Roger Atkison. (Photo courtesy Marcella […]
Sandra Jo Pittman Homicide Sandra Jo Pittman 17 YOA Highway 30 Rest Area Clarence, IA Cedar County September 17, 1980 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing NOTE: Cedar Rapids Gazette reporter RICK SMITH did an incredible job reporting on Sandra Jo Pittman’s murder and Dean Ray Tumey’s two murder trials. Links to his original […]
Cold Cases in Williamsburg, Iowa Double Homicide Rose Z. Burkert, 22 Roger E. Atkison, 32 Case # 80-06274 Amana Holiday Inn Williamsburg, Iowa Iowa County September 12, 1980 Rose Burkert, 22, and Roger Atkison, 32, both of St. Joseph, Missouri, were brutally slain in a motel room at the Amana Holiday Inn in […]
Cold Cases in Amana, Iowa Homicide Karen Theresa Streed 21 YOA Amana, IA (Iowa County) Case # 71-00703 October 24, 1971 On October 24, 1971, Karen Theresa Streed was found dead in a canal located between West Amana and South Amana on Highway 220. Double Homicide Rose Z. Burkert, 22 Roger E. Atkison, […]
Cold Cases in Iowa County *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Iowa County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. Homicide Frank Searaway 43 YOA Rural Millersburg Iowa County May 7, 1911 Frank Searaway, […]