Wendel Clark

On February 22, 2019, in , by Jody Ewing

Wendel Clark Homicide Wendel Clark 30 YOA 10 block of Fourth Avenue Northwest Fort Dodge, Iowa Webster County October 7, 2015   Wendel Clark, 30, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, of two gunshot wounds after being shot in the driver’s seat of his car about a block from his home. The […]

Adriel Ward

On November 21, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Adriel “AD” Ward Homicide Adriel Thomas Ward 33 YOA 1700 block of Delaware Ave. Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department February 11, 2017   On Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, Adriel Ward, 33, was shot at about 9:37 p.m. before he crashed into a utility pole in the 1700 block of […]

Stephen Kim

On November 21, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Stephen Kim Homicide Stephen Pausuan Kim 41 YOA Near 3523 University Ave. Drake neighborhood Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department April 21, 2017   Case Summary   Stephen Kim, a 41-year-old Burmese-American immigrant, was fatally shot in front of his three young children during an attempted robbery near 3523 University […]

Leland Harris

On October 19, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Leland Joseph Harris Homicide — SOLVED Leland Joseph Harris 34 YOA 500 block of 10th Street SW Cedar Rapids, Iowa Linn County Case # 2017-18948 November 21, 2017     UPDATE James Stephan Phillips, who was 17 at the time of Leland Harris’ murder, was arrested on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, and charged with first-degree […]

Fredrick Webber

On July 8, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Fredrick Dewayne Webber Homicide Fredrick “Dewayne” Webber AKA Frederick Webber and Dewayne Webber 33 YOA 100 block of Center Street Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Friday, July 14, 2017   Case information provided by Waterloo Police Investigator Brice Lippert and the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier   Fredrick “Dewayne” Webber, a 33-year-old passenger in a sport […]

Victor Robinson

On June 19, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Victor Robinson Jr. Homicide Victor Robinson Jr. AKA aka Bipp, Big Butter and Butta 41 YOA 3720 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Des Moines Polk County Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Case Summary   Victor Robinson Jr., 41, of Des Moines, was shot multiple times in the early morning hours on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in […]

Rick Davis

On June 19, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Rick Lynne Davis Suicide or Homicide? Rick Lynne Davis 36 YOA Oskaloosa, Iowa Mahaska County July 20, 1986           Rick Lynne Davis, 36, died July 20, 1986, at his Oskaloosa residence from a gunshot wound to the head. Police ruled the death a suicide, but while reviewing police and autopsy records, […]

Mikaela Bond Hill

On May 29, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Mikaela Jordan Bond Hill Homicide Mikaela Bond Hill AKA Mikaela Bond 22 YOA 717 Hope Avenue Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Saturday, June 3, 2017   Mikaela Bond Hill, a 22-year-old mother of three young children, was shot early on Saturday, June 3, 2017, in her Waterloo home. Police said someone fired into the bedroom […]

Denelius Nesby

On January 22, 2018, in , by Jody Ewing

Denelius Nesby Homicide Denelius “House” Nesby 55 YOA 700 block of Logan Avenue Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County Sunday, January 22, 2017   Denelius Nesby, 55, was shot multiple times in a Waterloo, Iowa, parking lot on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Officers were called to the 700 block of Logan Avenue for a report of […]

September 7, 1925 – 1992

On September 7, 2017, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Today marks four cold case anniversaries, dating from Sept. 7, 1925 to Sept. 7, 1992 … nearly seven decades … but families are still awaiting answers. All four victims could have changed countless lives had their own not been so abruptly cut short. Myrtle Underwood Cook, 51, sat near a window in her Vinton, Iowa, […]