Weekend Anniversaries: Greg, Terri, “Kip,” Lyman, and George

On September 29, 2014, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

This weekend came to a close, as have many years past, with five Iowa families wondering what happened to loved ones. In cases that spanned more than five decades, family members still ask when answers will come and justice will be served for a Sioux City teen, a man who fought in World War II […]

Anthony Evans

On April 24, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy Sioux City Journal Anthony “Tony” Lee Evans Anthony Lee Evans Hit-and-Run Homicide Anthony “Tony” Lee Evans 5 YOA 1016 21st Street Sioux City, IA Woodbury County June 20, 2000   Five-year-old Anthony Evans was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the 1000 block of 21st street in Sioux City, Iowa, on June 20, 2000. […]

George Haddock

On July 25, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo siouxcityhistory.org The Reverend George C. Haddock Rev. George C. Haddock Homicide Reverend George C. Haddock 56 YOA Corner of 3rd and Water streets Sioux City, IA Woodbury County August 3, 1886   Just after 10 p.m. on August 3, 1886, prohibitionist preacher George Haddock of Sioux City, Iowa, was shot as he left […]

Tony Canfield

On August 23, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Dana Canfield Tony “T-Bone” Canfield Tony Ray “T-Bone” Canfield Homicide SOLVED Tony Ray Canfield 52 YOA 1401 George St. Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County Federal Case Number: 16-4009 Killed: Sunday, May 1, 2011 Solved: June 10, 2016   UPDATE – Three Men Sentenced On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, Devery Hibbler, 26, of Dumas, […]

A Day for Death

On April 26, 2012, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Four Iowans lost their lives at the hands of others on this day in history. Methods of murder were particularly gruesome: an axe to the head while sleeping, a stab wound to the chest, a sledgehammer to the head, and even what appeared at first to be a simple case of falling down a staircase, […]

Hilda Fletcher

On March 17, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Woodbury County in Iowa   Sioux City in Woodbury County Mrs. Hilda Fletcher Homicide Hilda Fletcher 53 YOA Sioux City, IA Woodbury County December 15, 1958 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Hilda Fletcher, 53, was found beneath a blood-soaked bed in her Sioux City, Iowa, home on December 15, 1958. Woodbury County Coroner Dr. […]

Thomas Myles Dougherty

On March 3, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Sioux City Journal Thomas “Myles” Dougherty, a World War II combat vet, lost both hands in the war and wore prosthetic devices (metal hooks) on both arms. Thomas Myles Dougherty Missing Person NAME: Thomas Myles Dougherty AGE AT REPORT: 45 DOB: Sept. 29, 1915 SEX: Male RACE: White HAIR: Thinning, Graying-Brown EYE COLOR: […]

Homicides up through 1899

On July 19, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (Up through 1899) 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 up through 1899, and are listed in chronological order. […]

Alta Braun

On June 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Alta Marie Braun Homicide Alta Marie Braun 12 YOA Alley off Cedar Street Le Mars, IA Plymouth County August 20, 1917   Twelve-year-old Alta Marie Braun of Le Mars, Iowa, was raped and strangled sometime Monday evening, August 20, 1917, after going to the Yankee Robinson circus. The following articles from the Le Mars Sentinel […]

Patricia Jauron

On March 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Webshots Patricia Anne Jauron Patricia Anne Jauron Homicide Patricia Ann Jauron Case Number: 98-06160 45 YOA 1516 Old Highway 141 Sioux City, IA Woodbury County (Jurisdiction) May 26, 1998   Case summary by Jody Ewing On Tuesday morning, May 26, 1998, sometime between 9 and 9:45 a.m., Patricia Anne “Pat” Jauron, 45, was […]