On June 2, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Anamosa, Iowa         This page is dedicated to lifelong Anamosa resident Neal Townsend, who was shot and killed two months after taking a police officer position with the Lava Hot Springs Police Department in Bannock County, Idaho.   Neal Robert Townsend 29 years old Lifelong Anamosa, Iowa, resident Died […]

Neal Townsend

On June 2, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Neal Robert Townsend Homicide Neal Robert Townsend Age: 29 Lifelong Anamosa, Iowa, resident (Jones County) Died at Alola Apartments Lava Hot Springs, Idaho Bannock County, Idaho Investigating Agency: Bannock County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1975   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Note: Though Neal Townsend died in Lava Hot […]

Tell My Mom I’ll Be Right Back

On September 27, 2015, in Anniversaries, Guest Blogs, The Families, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Today’s guest blog post is written by Julie Loose, sister of Iowa cold case victim Kim Loose, with additional comments from some of Kim’s other siblings. Kim, one of 10 siblings with nine still living at home in Blue Grass, Iowa, was just 16 when she died Sept. 26, 1986 from multiple injuries after leaving a friend’s […]

Paul Brule

On June 28, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Paul M. Brule Homicide Paul Michael Brule 30 YOA 2118 Sixth Avenue Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County July 25, 1998   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Paul Michael Brule, a 30-year-old Council Bluffs, Iowa man who received $10,000 weekly payouts from lottery winnings, was slain in his Sixth Avenue home in the early morning […]

Charles Netherland

On July 29, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Charles William “Binx” Netherland SUSPICIOUS DEATH Charles William “Binx” Netherland 25 YOA 801 Mulberry Ave. Muscatine, IA Muscatine County Case Number: 2012-00096764 August 18, 2012   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Charles William “Binx” Netherland, 25, was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head at 801 Mulberry Ave. in Muscatine, Iowa, on […]