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:  […]

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   ive-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. […]

Manuel Ramirez

On March 17, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Manuel Ramirez Homicide Manuel Ramirez 6 YOA 1417 Virginia St. Sioux City, IA Woodbury County March 7, 2011 n Monday night, March 7, 2011, Sioux City police responded to a 911 call from 1417 Virginia Street, where they found 6-year-old Manuel Ramirez dead in the bathtub. Officers administered CPR but were unable to revive the […]

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, […]

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 ilda Fletcher was found beneath a blood-splattered bed in her Sioux City, Iowa, home on December 15, 1958. The 53-year-old died of a brain hemorrhage and […]

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: […]

Tracking Sioux City Cold Cases

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Tracking Cold Cases SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Murder, she wrote: Tracking Sioux City’s unsolved murders By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004 n July 10, 1955, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Mary Davis put her 22-month-old daughter, Donna Sue, to bed in her crib after giving her a bath. Humid temps had reached the mid 90s that day, […]

DNA Plays Key Role in Solving Cold Cases

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

DNA Advances SIOUX CITY COLD CASES New advances in DNA technology play key role in solving crimes     By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004   “Most people, probably 85 percent of the population, are what we call ‘secreters,’” says Sioux City Police Chief Joe Frisbie – who joined the department in 1967 and took […]

Wilbur Brown

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Wilbur E. Brown Homicide Wilbur E. Brown 47 YOA 603 West 5th St. Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County September 14, 1997     Case summary provided by the Sioux City Police Department Woodbury County in Iowa Sioux City in Woodbury County n September 14, 1997, around 5:30 a.m., a Sioux City resident returning home noticed […]

David Redowl

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

David Leon Redowl Sr. Homicide David Leon Redowl Sr. 27 YOA 610 West Third Street Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County April 26, 1997 t approximately 2:00 a.m. on April 26, 1997, 27-year-old David Redowl and his 24-year-old sister, Sonja, had a physical altercation in the back yard of their mother’s residence at 610 West 3rd […]