Jacob Biretz

On October 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Black Hawk County in Iowa   Waterloo in Black Hawk County Jacob J. “Jake” Biretz Homicide Jacob “Jake” Biretz 87 YOA 311 Lafayette St., Apt. B Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County December 10, 1993   Jacob “Jake” Biretz, an 87-year-old retired mechanic, was found dead in his apartment at a Waterloo retirement home on Friday, […]

Valerie Klossowsky

On January 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Valerie Klossowsky 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 […]

Sarah Ottens

On December 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Sarah Ann Ottens Homicide — Guilty Verdict Overturned Sarah Ann Ottens 20 YOA University of Iowa Campus Rienow Hall, Room 429 Iowa City, IA Johnson County Case # 73-00179 March 13, 1973   Original Case Information provided by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Cold Case Unit; additional case information provided by local news media […]

Traci Evenson

On December 15, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Traci Ann Evenson Homicide Traci Ann Evenson 22 YOA 438-1/2 Ninth Ave. SW Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County June 21, 1997   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Traci Ann Evenson, 22, was beaten and suffocated in her Cedar Rapids, Iowa, apartment on Saturday night, June 21, 1997. Evenson’s sister, Jodi Lynn Jackson, discovered […]