6-day-old’s “Slam Dunk” Murder Case Remains Open

On February 19, 2011, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Six-day-old Shane Lass’s death came just shy of four years after that of his 10-day-old sister, Tamara Lynn Lass. Nineteen years ago today, new mother Teri Lass, 29, claimed her 6-day-old son, Shane Alex Lass, was kidnapped from her unlocked car outside the Norwalk, Ia., post office while she went […]

Tamara Lass

On December 26, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Tamara Lynn Lass Undetermined Tamara Lynn Lass 10 days old Norwalk, IA Warren County March 1, 1988 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Tuesday, March 1, 1988, Teri Lass of Norwalk, Iowa, claimed she found her 10-day-old infant daughter, Tamara Lynn Lass, unresponsive. The child was later pronounced dead. With no visible injuries, authorities first […]

Shane Lass

On December 26, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette 6-day-old Shane Lass’s death came just shy of four years after that of his 10-day-old sister, Tamara Lynn Lass. Shane Alex Lass Homicide Shane Alex Lass 6 days old Norwalk, IA Warren County February 19, 1992 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing n Wednesday, February 19, 1992, Teri Lass claimed that […]

Norwalk

On November 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Norwalk, Iowa         Homicide Janet LaFratte 35 YOA Norwalk, IA (Warren County) Case # 73-00272 June 20, 1973 On June 20, 1973, Janet LaFratte was reported missing by her husband at 5:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. her body was found floating in a farm pond behind the LaFratte home.     […]

Warren County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Warren County, IA *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Warren 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 John Hossack 59 YOA Squaw Township Warren County, IA December 2, 1900 On […]

Homicides – 1990s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1990 – 1999) 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 1990 – 1999, and are listed in chronological […]