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, […]

Scott Perez

On April 1, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott Allan Perez Sr. Homicide Scott Allan Perez Sr. 44 YOA 4000 block of Crocker Street and 40th Place Des Moines, IA Polk County May 26, 2016     From the Des Moines Police Department 5/27/2016 – Homicide at 40th and Crocker On 26 May 2016, at approximately 10:57 pm, the Des Moines Police Department […]

Dennis Strable

On February 24, 2017, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Dean Strable Homicide Dennis Strable 59 YOA 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard Des Moines, IA Polk County July 24, 2016   Dennis Dean Strable, 59, was shot and killed at approximately 4:33 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, while riding his bicycle near 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard in Des Moines while on his way […]