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She’d been just 17 when she lost her mother in 1981. The following year, her 52-year-old father died at the Madrid Home for the Aging. Perhaps the young Ronette (Peterson) Burton wanted to leave the past behind. Some time in the mid-eighties, Peterson, 22, left her Madrid, Iowa, home for unknown locations in Georgia and […]
Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton Jane Doe gets name after 19 years Homicide Ronette Lynn (Peterson) Burton 22 YOA DOB: July 14, 1963 Went Missing from: Madrid, IA Boone County Body found: May 7, 1986 in Lakeland, Florida Identified as Ronette Peterson in January 2005 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing Boone County in Iowa […]
Cold Cases in Madrid, IA Homicide Effie Corelis Bell 46 YOA Case Number: 66-00666 Went Missing: March 20, 1966 Madrid, Iowa (Boone County) Body discovered at Madrid dump (Dallas County) May 31, 1966 On Tuesday, May 31, 1966, the skeletal remains of Effie Bell, 46, were discovered at the city […]