Henry Chavis

On October 6, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Henry William Chavis Homicide Henry William Chavis 55 YOA Highway 69 One mile south of Ames, IA Story County (jurisdiction) November 8, 1948     Henry Chavis, 55, lived in a four-bedroom farm house on a 300-acre farm near current-day South Duff Avenue and Airport Road outside Ames, Iowa. He was found dead outside his […]

Terry Vanden Hull

On March 24, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Story County in Iowa   Maxwell in Story County Terry Lee Vanden Hull Homicide Terry Lee Vanden Hull 20 YOA 2 ½ miles southeast of Maxwell, IA Story County February 24, 1975     Twenty-year-old Terry Lee Vanden Hull of Archer, Iowa, was last seen alive on Monday, February 24, 1975. Three men moving machinery […]

Newborn Infant Story County 1983

On March 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Newborn Infant Homicide Newborn Infant Rural Route Story County Case # 83-01277 March 13, 1983     A newborn baby was discarded on a rural road in Story County, Iowa, on March 13, 1983. Information Needed If you have any information concerning this crime please contact the Story County Sheriff’s Office at 515-382-6566. If you […]

Chad Schwab

On February 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Chad James Schwab Open Case with Iowa DCI Chad James Schwab 30 YOA Southbound I-35 Rest Area Story County, IA Investigating Agency: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation August 10, 2004 Case summary by Jody Ewing On August 10, 2004, a white male’s badly decomposed body was discovered several hundred yards behind the Southbound Interstate 35 […]

Sheila Collins

On January 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette Sheila Jean Collins Sheila Jean Collins Homicide Sheila Jean Collins 18 YOA Iowa State University Student Home Residence: Evanston, Ill. Last seen in Ames, IA Found in Rural Colo, IA Story County (jurisdiction) Case # 68-00287 January 26, 1968   Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Sunday, January 28, 1968, […]

Story County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Story County *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Story County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide Henry William Chavis 55 YOA Highway 69 Ames, IA Story County (jurisdiction) November […]