Robert Scott

On March 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Homicides – 1920s

On March 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

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 Mitchell

On November 5, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Polk County

On October 19, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Des Moines

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]