Baby Doe

On October 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Buena Vista County in Iowa   Storm Lake in Buena Vista County Baby Boy Doe Homicide Baby Doe Two days old 502 C West 8th Street Vista Estates Mobile Home Park Storm Lake, IA Buena Vista County Baby’s DOB: October 15, 1995 Body Found: October 17, 1995 Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, […]

Ronette Peterson: Alone, Unknown, Unsolved

On May 7, 2011, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

She’d been just 17 when she lost her mother in 1981. The following year, her 52-year-old father died at the Madrid Home for the Aging. Perhaps the young Ronette (Peterson) Burton wanted to leave the past behind. Some time in the mid-eighties, Peterson, 22, left her Madrid, Iowa, home for unknown locations in Georgia and […]

Jane Doe Des Moines 1980

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jane Doe Unidentified Body Jane Doe Estimated Age: 19-25 Race: White / Caucasian Height: Cannot Estimate Weight: Cannot Estimate Des Moines River Area SE Des Moines, IA Investigating Agencies: Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Des Moines Police Department NCMEC Case Number: 10-77-1490 Des Moines PD Case Number: 1980-20704 NamUs Case Number: 10846 Body […]

Unidentified White Male, Woodbury County 1971-73

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Unidentified White Male Remains found in Woodbury County, Iowa Description: White male, 33-53 years of age, approximately 5’6″ tall Details: Skeletonized remains were discovered August 30, 1988, in a roadside ditch 1/2 mile east of Correctionville, Iowa, in Woodbury County. Cause of Death: Unknown Est. DOD: 1971-1973 ME/C Case Number: 88-119 NamUs Number: UP2619 Iowa […]

Unidentified: Pregnant Black Female 1975

On February 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County Unidentified: Pregnant Black Female Homicide VICTIM’S AGE: Approx. 12 – 23 YOA RACE: Black/African American SEX: Female WEIGHT: 100 to 120, Estimated HEIGHT: 5’2″ – 5’4″, Estimated LOCATION: Found in Mississippi River Clinton County, IA NAMUS UP NUMBER: 2622 BODY DISCOVERED: April 11, 1975 PROBABLE YEAR […]


On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Clinton, Iowa       Homicide Edwin H. Jacobs 55 YOA Ike’s Peak Clinton, IA (jurisdiction) Clinton County January 2, 1972 The body of 55-year-old Edwin Jacobs was found in a wooded area known as “Ike’s Peak” in Clinton on January 2, 1972. He was shot to death with a .22 caliber […]