Robert and Goldie Huntbach

On June 30, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Robert and Goldie Huntbach Homicide — SOLVED Robert Huntbach, 85 Goldie Huntbach, 77 311 W. 10th St. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County Crime Date: January 12, 1981 Arrest Date: May 9, 2012 Conviction Date: June 7, 2012     From Jack Pursel confesses to double-murder three decades after crime | Airdate: May 10, 2012 […]

Frank Eckels

On November 27, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Pottawattamie County in Iowa   Oakland in Pottawattamie County Frank J. Eckels Homicide Frank J. Eckels 73 YOA Oakland Motel and Café Oakland, IA Pottawattamie County Shot: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1958 Died: Saturday, Dec. 6, 1958     Frank Johnston Eckels, 73, was shot and wounded during a holdup at his motel and café in […]

Bonnie Callahan

On February 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Trish Hall (victim’s granddaughter) Bonnie Jean Callahan Bonnie Jean Callahan Homicide — SOLVED Bonnie Jean Callahan 73 YOA 111 S. Second St., Apt. 10 Mississippi Terrace Keokuk, IA Lee County Case #: 04SME155 June 15, 2004 Arrest Made: May 5, 2020 Suspect: Nathanial Leo Ridnour, 34 Charged with Murder in the First Degree […]

Dale Robinson

On January 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Facebook Dale Robinson has been missing from Moville, Iowa, since Aug. 3, 2013. Dale R. Robinson Presumed Deceased Name: Dale Richard Robinson Age at Report: 84 Weight: 90 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Gray Eyes: Blue Sex: Male Incident Type: Endangered / physical Missing From: Moville, IA Woodbury County Investigating Agency: Moville […]

Joseph Payne

On September 18, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Terrie Thompson Joseph E. Payne — the “last photograph” taken of Payne six months prior to his murder. Joseph Ernest Payne Homicide Joseph Ernest Payne Age: 72 15th and Armory Chariton, Iowa Lucas County Crime Date: Saturday, Oct. 13, 1945 Died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1945   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   […]

Henry Nurre

On January 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

The above photo, courtesy W. Safford at, shows (as part of the photo) Henry Nurre’s birth-to-death years as 1914-1890. The correct birth year is 1814, but Iowa Cold Cases has kept the image intact as is customary when using from cited sources. John Bernard “Henry” Nurre Homicide John Bernard “Henry” Nurre 76 YOA Sugar […]

Bill and Kay Wood

On October 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo KCCI Channel 8 Des Moines Bill and Kaidena Wood, married just three years.   Bill and Kay Wood Homicide and Missing Person Case NAME: James William “Bill” Wood (Homicide) AGE: 79 CRIME LOCATION: 2698 Highway R-63 Norwalk, IA Warren County DCI CASE NUMBER: 2011-044536 CRIME DATE: July 30, 2011 NAME: Kaidena “Kay” Lozelle […]

Helen Mae Bown

On October 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Helen Mae Bown Suspicious Death Helen Mae Bown 61 YOA Iowa River in Tama County Marshalltown/Le Grand, IA Marshall and Tama Counties Date Last Seen Alive: Oct. 2, 1973 Reported Missing: Oct. 7, 1973 Body Found: October 31, 1973 Case Summary by Jody Ewing Mrs. Helen Mae Bown, a 61-year-old widow, was last seen alive […]

Ila Mae Clark

On September 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Ila Mae Clark Homicide Ila Mae “Sis” Clark 73 YOA 116 Iowa Ave. W. Marshalltown, IA Marshall County August 29, 2001 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Ila Mae Clark was found beaten to death in her Marshalltown, Iowa home on August 29, 2001. An autopsy showed the 73-year-old died from multiple head injuries. Clark […]

Lloyd Patrick

On February 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mahaska County in Iowa   Oskaloosa in Mahaska County Lloyd John Patrick Homicide Lloyd John Patrick 85 YOA DCI Case # 82-05758 Rural Route 5 Oskaloosa, IA Mahaska County October 27, 1982   On Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1982, retired Oskaloosa farmer Lloyd John Patrick, 85, was murdered in his rural Mahaska County home before someone […]