Evelyn Miller

On January 22, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Evelyn Celeste Miller Homicide — SOLVED Casey Frederiksen Found GUILTY, Sentenced to Two Life Sentences Evelyn Celeste Miller 5 YOA 1781 Quarry Road, Apt. #4 Floyd, Iowa Floyd County July 1, 2005         * Editor’s Note: The information in this case summary contains graphic information that may offend or disturb some readers. UPDATE Casey […]

Arlys Ponce

On January 21, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Carol Robbins Arlys Ponce Arlys Darlene Ponce Homicide Arlys Darlene Ponce 42 YOA DCI Case # 97-10958 Norwalk, Iowa Warren County October 8, 1997     Arlys Ponce — a 42-year-old mother of three — was found dead on the floor of her Norwalk, Iowa home on October 8, 1997. Ponce’s son had […]

Arnold Sansgaard

On January 21, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Boone County in Iowa   Story City in Boone County Arnold L. Sansgaard Homicide Arnold L. Sansgaard 58 YOA 1 mile west of Story City, IA Boone County Investigating Agency: Boone County Sheriff’s Office DCI Case # 84-03531 July 15 or 16, 1984   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Sunday, July 22, 1984, […]

Kimberly Ratliff

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Kimberly Marie Ratliff Homicide Kimberly Marie Ratliff 22 YOA Residence: 1806 Tostevin St., Council Bluffs Body Moved To: 1414 West Broadway Council Bluffs, Iowa Pottawattamie County Investigating Agency: Council Bluffs Police Department Body Found: January 12, 1999 Est. DOD: January 9, 1999 Arrest Made: Oct. 16, 2020 — stepbrother Matt Kennedy charged, accused of first-degree […]

Jackie Shireman

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jackie Shireman (Courtesy Telegraph Herald) Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Shireman Homicide Jackie Shireman 21 YOA Marino’s Meal on a Bun 1296 Central Ave. Dubuque, IA Dubuque County January 4, 1975   On Saturday, Jan. 4, 1975, at approximately 7:45 p.m., a customer at Dubuque’s “Marino’s Meal on a Bun” found waitress Jackie Shireman lying in a […]

Betty Swetnam

On December 31, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy Sioux City Police Department Betty Swetnam, 74, suffered a brutal and violet death in this west-side Sioux City, Iowa home. The elderly woman operated a massage business out of her basement. Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Swetnam Homicide Betty J. Swetnam 73 YOA 1610 West 19th St. Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County December 31, 1993   Betty […]

Gerald Best

On December 30, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Gerald E. Best Homicide Gerald E. Best 50 YOA 4 N. Madison Ave. Mason City, IA Cerro Gordo County December 30, 1999   Gerald Best was found stabbed to death on Dec. 30, 1999, in his apartment at 4 N. Madison Ave. in Mason City, Iowa. Medical Examiner David Sloan said the 50-year-old’s throat had […]

Margaret Treese

On December 18, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott County in Iowa   Davenport in Scott County Margaret Beatrice Treese Homicide Margaret B. (Martin) Treese “The Tattoo Murder Case” 34 YOA Credit Island Park Davenport, IA Scott County September 30, 1947   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday morning, September 30, 1947, two men on their way to work at Credit […]

Judy Corbin

On December 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Judy Ann Corbin Homicide Judy Ann Corbin 17 YOA The Hotel Chamberlain, Room 522 Des Moines, IA Polk County April 19, 1967   Case Summary by Jody Ewing Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Judy Ann Corbin, 17, was stabbed to death at the Hotel Chamberlain in Des Moines on Wednesday, […]