Alonzo Quinn and Rhiannon Olsen

On January 27, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Alonzo Nakia Quinn and Rhiannon Marie Olsen (9 mos. pregnant)   Double Homicide       Alonzo Nakia Quinn, 27 Rhiannon Marie Olsen, 22 Full-term (9 months) unborn child 1001 Hartman Avenue Waterloo, Iowa Black Hawk County January 3, 2003   n Friday, January 3, 2003, Waterloo police discovered the bodies of Alonzo Nakia Quinn, […]

Tracking Sioux City Cold Cases

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Tracking Cold Cases SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Murder, she wrote: Tracking Sioux City’s unsolved murders By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004 n July 10, 1955, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Mary Davis put her 22-month-old daughter, Donna Sue, to bed in her crib after giving her a bath. Humid temps had reached the mid 90s that day, […]

Justin Hook, Sarah Link and Tina Lade

On February 20, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Triple Homicide SOLVED Justin Alfred Hook, Jr., 20 Sarah Lee Link, 41 Tina Marie Lade, 19 Drakesville, IA (Davis County) Eldon, IA (Wapello County) Case # 84-01854 April 13, 1984 UPDATE: DNA Links Executed Convict to 1984 Triple Murder OTTUMWA, Iowa — In a news conference held Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Wapello County’s […]

Jesse Hanni, Freta Bostic and Billy Isom

On February 12, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

TRIPLE HOMICIDE SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Horror of triple murder lingers 30 years later May 20, 2004 | The Weekender By Jody Ewing snowy haze covered the city the morning of Dec. 3, 1974, as Harriet Isom and her next door neighbor drove across town to her son’s home at 1117 Morningside Ave. Something wasn’t […]

Eldon

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Eldon, Iowa       Homicide: Helen Morrow 55 YOA Eldon, IA (Wapello County) August 12, 1980 Mrs. Helen Morrow was found lying on a bed in a first floor room of her fire-ravaged two-story home in Eldon, IA, on August 12, 1980. An autopsy report showed she died of smoke inhalation.   Triple […]

The Scattered Bodies: Justin Hook, Sarah Link and Tina Marie Lade

On April 13, 2010, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

Twenty-six years ago today, 20-year-old Justin Hook, Jr.‘s body was found outside near his burned-out mobile home in rural Drakesville in southeast Iowa. Hook had been killed by blows to the head. When police went to tell Hook’s mother — Sarah Link, 41, of Farmington — about her son’s death, they were unable to locate […]