Jay and Jaymie: Nine Years, No Justice

On April 5, 2012, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Shannon Salmons Jay Grahlman with daughter Jaymie I always know this day is coming long before it arrives. With a list of unsolved cases now at 615, one would think it would be difficult to keep them all straight. With some — where few details are available — the answer would be yes. […]

A Special Guest Blog: When Tomorrow Starts Without Me

On October 30, 2011, in Anniversaries, Letters, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Today’s guest blog is written by Shannon Salmons, mother to 6-year-old cold case victim Jaymie Grahlman. Today, Jaymie — called ‘sis’ by her brothers and her mother — would have celebrated her 15th birthday. Below is a letter Shannon wrote to her daughter, followed by a poem chosen as a memorial. If You Were Still […]

Jay and Jaymie Grahlman

On November 1, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

  Jay and Jaymie Grahlman Double Homicide Jay Ernest Grahlman, 38 Jaymie Chantelle Grahlman, 6 3755 H Ave. NE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County April 5, 2003   A special thanks to Jaymie’s mother, Shannon Salmons, for providing all the photos included here. Case Summary by Jody Ewing Jay Grahlman, 38, and his 6-year-old daughter, […]

A Mother Remembers her Daughter

On April 5, 2010, in Anniversaries, Double Homicides, Letters, The Families, by Jody Ewing

I asked Shannon Salmons — the mother of 6-year-old murder victim Jaymie Grahlman — if she’d like to write a guest blog on the anniversary of the fire that claimed her only daughter’s life. The following is Shannon’s post. ——————– Remembering My Daughter, Jaymie Grahlman by Shannon Salmons Jaymie was the sweetest little girl that […]