Website offers hope to victims’ families

On July 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Iowa’s cold cases: Website offers hope to victims’ families Three women run the nonprofit organization from their homes 12:09 AM, May 31, 2012 Written by DANIEL P. FINNEY   Online collection of Iowa cold cases: Jody Ewing started the website iowacoldcases.org. The website has information on hundreds of Iowa cold cases. She hopes it helps […]

Colo

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Colo, IA           Homicide Sheila Jean Collins 18 YOA Case # 68-00287 ISU Student Last seen in Ames, IA Body found near Colo, IA Story County January 26, 1968 On Friday, January 26, 1968, 18-year-old ISU coed Sheila Jean Collins accepted a ride to her hometown from a […]

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 […]

Sheila Collins

On January 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Sheila Jean Collins Sheila Jean Collins Homicide Sheila Jean Collins 18 YOA Iowa State University Student Home Residence: Evanston, Ill. Last seen in Ames, IA Found in Rural Colo, IA Story County (jurisdiction) Case # 68-00287 January 26, 1968 Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Sunday, January 28, 1968, Sheila Jean […]

Geraldine Maggert

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Geraldine Lempke Maggert Homicide Geraldine Lempke Maggert 25 YOA Home Residence: Cedar Rapids, IA Body Found near Coralville Reservoir Johnson County Last Seen Alive: March 22, 1968 Body Found: April 6, 1968     KWWL reporter Kristin Rogers covers the 49th anniversary of Geraldine Maggert’s unsolved murder Airdate March 22, 2017 Case Summary compiled by Jody […]

Nevada

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Nevada, Iowa         Homicide: Sheila Jean Collins 18 YOA Case # 68-00287 Near Nevada, Iowa Story County (jurisdiction) January 26, 1968 On Sunday, January 28, 1968, Sheila Jean Collins, 18, of Evanston, Ill., was found lying face-down in a ditch off a gravel road four miles east of Nevada, […]

Ames

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Ames, Iowa   Note: Some of these cases may fall under the jurisdiction of the Story County Sheriff’s Office. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes. Please see the individual case summary pages for more information on how to contact the appropriate law enforcement agencies for each case.   Homicide Henry William […]

Story County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Story County *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Story 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 Henry William Chavis 55 YOA Highway 69 Ames, IA Story County (jurisdiction) November […]

Homicides – 1960s

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1960 – 1969) 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 1960 – 1969, and are listed in chronological […]

KCRG Features Iowa Cold Cases as part of series

On March 3, 2010, in Media, News, by Jody Ewing

Many thanks go out to KCRG-TV 9 (Cedar Rapids) Anchor/Reporter Ashley Hinson, who recently wrapped up a series on Iowa cold cases and took the time to meet with ICC’s Ms. Bowers. Cold Cases: Gone But Not Forgotten, Part I is the first in Ashley’s series and is a testament to the struggles and successes […]