Terry Page

On October 4, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Des Moines County in Iowa   Burlington in Des Moines County Terry Lee Page Homicide Terry Lee Page 36 YOA 1205 Franklin Street Burlington, IA Des Moines County Investigating Agency: Burlington Police Department June 25, 2013   Terry Lee Page, 36, of Burlington, Iowa, was shot and killed outside his 1205 Franklin Street residence on […]

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 […]

Cyrus Hicks

On June 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks Homicide Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks 24 YOA Oakview Terrace Apartments 2907 Boston Ave. Des Moines, IA (jurisdiction) Polk County March 3, 2011   On Thursday, March 3, 2011, Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks, 24, became Des Moines’ first 2011 homicide when he was shot in the head and killed outside an apartment […]

Holly Durben

On February 25, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Holly Rae Durben Homicide — SOLVED   Holly Rae Durben 29 YOA 2492 Highway 59 Shenandoah, Iowa Fremont County July 18, 2009   Holly Durben’s Case Featured on Oxygen Network The Oxygen Crime News network featured Holly’s case June 6, 2020, in an episode titled “A Shot in the Dark.” The episode (Season 2, Episode […]

Chad White

On April 24, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Jason White Chad White (left) with his mother and brother, Jason Chad William White Homicide Chad William White 21 YOA Corning, IA Adams County May 21, 1993     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing We extend a special thank you to Jason White for providing photos to Iowa Cold Cases for use […]

Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Double Homicide Emanuel Burgs and Celestina Payano Emanuel Burgs Jr. II, 21 Celestina Gaynel Payano, 22 1831 Mondamin Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 2002-36527 September 12, 2002 Slayings Keep D.M. Police Stumped September 13, 2003 | DES MOINES REGISTER By Tara Deering Des Moines Register Staff Writer Polk County in Iowa   […]

Angela Buck

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Angela Renee Buck Homicide Angela Renee Buck 37 YOA North Pilot Grove Road Waterloo/Dunkerton, IA Black Hawk County (jurisdiction) August 9, 1995   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   On Friday, August 11, 1995, two men hunting for turtles discovered a body in a ditch near a creek on North Pilot Grove Road in Black […]

Alexander Sauceda

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Alexander Torres Sauceda Homicide Alexander Torres Sauceda 23 YOA Duck Creek Plaza 852 Middle Road Bettendorf, IA Scott County October 11, 1973   In the early morning hours on Friday, October 12, 1973, Bettendorf police responded to an anonymous call from a man who said he’d just shot someone. Upon their arrival at the Duck […]

Clarke County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Clarke County, Iowa   Please Note: Some of these cases may be under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes. Please see the individual case summary pages for jurisdictional contact information.   Homicide George R. Keller 61 YOA Rural Route 34 Clarke County Case # 81-05701 September […]