Kenny Joe Johnson

On January 22, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Kenny Joe Johnson Homicide Kenny Joe Johnson 14 YOA Maus Park, Dubuque, IA Dubuque County (Home Residence: New Liberty, IA) Investigating Agency: Dubuque Police Department Case No. 87-21572 DCI Case No. 8705013 October 10, 1987   The following case summary has been compiled using information provided by the Dubuque Police Department and from the Dubuque […]

Angela Altman

On January 21, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Jessica Altman and the Fort Dodge Messenger Angela Altman with baby Jessica in 1976 Angela Marie Altman Homicide Angela Marie Altman 22 YOA 215 S. 7th Street Fort Dodge, IA Webster County DCI Case #81-00528 January 24, 1981           Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing Four-year-old Jessica Marie Altman […]

Lois Bradley

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Lois Arlene Bradley Homicide Lois Arlene Bradley 74 YOA Argonne Apartments 1729 Grand Ave. #204 Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1991-27537 Body Found: June 29, 1991 Coroner’s Est. Date of Death: June 27, 1991 Social Security Administration official Date of Death: June 15, […]

Valerie Klossowsky

On January 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Valerie Lynn Klossowsky Homicide Valerie Lynn Klossowsky 14 YOA Resided in Waverly, IA Body found outside Denver, IA in Bremer County DCI Case Number: 71-00549 June 13, 1971       The Waverly Three Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky A Defrosting Cold Cases Guest Blog Post By Jody […]

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, […]

Frances Bloomfield

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Frances Bloomfield Homicide — ARREST MADE, SUSPECT DIES BEFORE TRIAL Frances Bloomfield 57 YOA 38 Wakefield Court Iowa City, IA Johnson County Reported Missing: Sept. 22, 1997 Est. Date of Death: Sept. 20, 1997     LATEST UPDATE Bloomfield murder charge dismissed after November death Dec. 10, 2014 — Prosecutors have formally closed the case […]

Sandra Jo Pittman

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Sandra Jo Pittman Homicide — Solved Sandra Jo Pittman 17 YOA Highway 30 Rest Area Clarence, IA Cedar County September 17, 1980 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing NOTE: Cedar Rapids Gazette reporter RICK SMITH did an incredible job reporting on Sandra Jo Pittman’s murder and Dean Ray Tumey’s two murder trials. Links to his […]

Julie Benning

On December 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Julie Ann Benning Homicide Julia “Julie” Ann Benning 18 YOA Disappeared From: Waverly, IA Bremer County Body Located in: Shell Rock, IA Butler County Investigating Agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Case # 76-00382 Date of Death: November 28, 1975 Body Recovered: March 18, 1976     Gone Cold: Family […]

Nevada

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Nevada, Iowa         Homicide: Sheila Jean Collins 18 YOA Case # 68-00287 Near Nevada, Iowa Story County (jurisdiction) January 26, 1968 On Sunday, January 28, 1968, Sheila Jean Collins, 18, of Evanston, Ill., was found lying face-down in a ditch off a gravel road four miles east of Nevada, […]

Elaine Konecne

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Union County in Iowa   Creston in Union County Doris “Elaine” Konecne Homicide Doris Elaine Konecne 38 YOA Ken-Lee Apartments North Cherry Street Creston, IA Union County October 27, 1973       Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Doris “Elaine” Konecne, 38, the legal secretary for Union County Attorney Robert Rolfe, was found deceased […]