Justin Hook, Sarah Link and Tina Lade

On February 20, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Triple Homicide SOLVED Justin Alfred Hook, Jr., 20 Sarah Lee Link, 41 Tina Marie Lade, 19 Drakesville, IA (Davis County) Eldon, IA (Wapello County) Case # 84-01854 April 13, 1984 UPDATE: DNA Links Executed Convict to 1984 Triple Murder OTTUMWA, Iowa — In a news conference held Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Wapello County’s […]

Drakesville

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Drakesville, Iowa Triple Homicide – CLOSED Sarah Link, 41 YOA Justin Hook, 20 YOA Tina Lade, 19 YOA Drakesville, IA and Eldon, IA (Davis & Wapello Counties) Case # 84-01854 April 13 – 18, 1984 On Friday, April 13, 1984, the body of 20-year-old Justin Hook, Jr., was found outside near his burned-out […]

Eldon

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Eldon, Iowa       Homicide: Helen Morrow 55 YOA Eldon, IA (Wapello County) August 12, 1980 Mrs. Helen Morrow was found lying on a bed in a first floor room of her fire-ravaged two-story home in Eldon, IA, on August 12, 1980. An autopsy report showed she died of smoke inhalation.   Triple […]

Wapello County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Wapello County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Wapello 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 James Lewis Chamberlain 41 YOA Beneath Wabash Railroad Trestle Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County […]

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 […]

The Scattered Bodies: Justin Hook, Sarah Link and Tina Marie Lade

On April 13, 2010, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Twenty-six years ago today, 20-year-old Justin Hook, Jr.‘s body was found outside near his burned-out mobile home in rural Drakesville in southeast Iowa. Hook had been killed by blows to the head. When police went to tell Hook’s mother — Sarah Link, 41, of Farmington — about her son’s death, they were unable to locate […]