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Polk County in Iowa Des Moines in Polk County Robert D. Scott Homicide Robert “Bob” D. Scott 43 YOA 1000 Blk, E. 12th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Police Case # 1996-22677 May 30, 1996 obert D. Scott, a 43-year-old Des Moines cab driver, was killed on duty May 30, 1996, while driving his taxi in […]
The Cases – Homicides (1920 – 1929) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1920 – 1929, and are listed in chronological order. If you know of a case not listed here or have information you’d like included […]
Thaddeus William Mitchell Homicide Thaddeus William Mitchell 44 YOA St. Joseph Avenue near 20th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County December 7, 1922 By Aaron Brilbeck | December 2, 2010 WHO-TV, Channel 13, Des Moines COLDEST CASE: Des Moines Police Doubt They’ll Ever Solve 88-Year-Old Murder WHO-TV Channel 13’s Aaron Brilbeck reports on the Roaring […]
Cold Cases in Polk County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Polk County, though many are under the jurisdiction of the Des Moines Police Department or other cities/townships within Polk County. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Polk County. Homicide Officer George William Mattern 27 YOA […]
Cold Cases in Des Moines, Iowa Note: Individual pages and case summaries for many of these victims are currently being compiled. If you have any information or photos you’d be willing to share, please email us or send via our Contact form. You may also contact the Des Moines Police Department at […]