Ronette Peterson: Alone, Unknown, Unsolved

On May 7, 2011, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

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 Peterson

On April 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Madrid

On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Homicides – 1980s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1980 – 1989) 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 1980 – 1989, and are listed in chronological […]