Windsor Heights

On September 7, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Windsor Heights, Iowa         Homicide Rose Marie Grandanette 33 YOA Sunrise Blvd. and 73rd St. Windsor Heights, IA Polk County September 14, 1958 Rose Grandanette, a 33-year-old mother of three children, was shot in the head with a .38-caliber pistol on Sunday evening, September 14, 1958, after answering the […]

Homicides – 1950s

On March 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1950 – 1959) 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 1950 – 1959, and are listed in chronological […]

Rose Grandanette

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Rose Marie Grandanette Homicide Rose Marie Grandanette 33 YOA Sunrise Blvd. and 73rd St. Windsor Heights, IA Polk County September 14, 1958   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing rs. Rose Marie Grandanette, a 33-year-old mother of three children, was shot in the head with a .38 caliber pistol on Sunday evening, September 14, 1958, […]

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   illiam H. Freimuth, a 71-year-old Fort Dodge service station attendant, was shot in the back of the head […]

Polk County

On October 19, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Polk County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Polk County, though many are under the jurisdiction of the Des Moines Police Department or other cities/townships within Polk County. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Polk County.   Homicide Officer George William Mattern 27 YOA […]

Des Moines

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Des Moines, Iowa       Note: Individual pages and case summaries for many of these victims are currently being compiled. If you have any information or photos you’d be willing to share, please email us or send via our Contact form. You may also contact the Des Moines Police Department at […]