Thecla Gerken

On December 10, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Sioux City Journal Thecla M. Gerken Thecla Gerken Homicide Thecla M. Gerken 23 YOA Corner of Ninth & Jones streets Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County June 27, 1917   Information Courtesy the Sioux City Journal, the Dyersville Commercial, and a compendium of newspaper clippings researched and written by Tom Larson. The story, in brief:  […]

Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa’s Unsolved Murders

On August 23, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

About Gone Cold   Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa’s Unsolved Murders is a collaborative partnership with the Iowa Newspaper Association and Iowa news organizations to revisit some of the most brutal and mystifying homicides in state history. The weekly series will feature a number of the state’s 438 unsolved murders, with articles published simultaneously across the state in […]

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. […]

Dale Robinson

On January 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Facebook Dale Robinson has been missing from Moville, Iowa, since Aug. 3, 2013. Dale R. Robinson Presumed Deceased Name: Dale Richard Robinson Age at Report: 84 Weight: 90 lbs. Height: 5’06” Race: White Hair: Gray Eyes: Blue Sex: Male Incident Type: Endangered / physical Missing From: Moville, IA Woodbury County Investigating Agency: Moville […]

Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An autopsy showed […]

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, […]

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 […]

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: […]

Mark Koster

On April 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mark Edgar Koster Homicide — SOLVED Mark Edgar Koster 58 YOA 610 N. 5th St. Sac City, Iowa Sac County Went Missing: July 4, 2009 Declared Legally Dead: October 10, 2011 Remains Found: November 5, 2012         LATEST UPDATES Green sentenced to 50 years SAC CITY – John David Green was sentenced […]