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Unidentified Persons The following list includes all unidentified persons found in Iowa. Some are known homicides, while the manner of death for others remains unknown. All are cold cases. Unidentified White Male 18-39 YOA Des Moines, IA Polk County ME Case # 10-1398 January 1, 1924 Unknown Baby Boy 2-3 hours old Highway 30 […]
Unidentified White Male Remains found in Woodbury County, Iowa Description: White male, 33-53 years of age, approximately 5’6″ tall Details: Skeletonized remains found 08/30/88 in a roadside ditch 1/2 mile east of Correctionville, Iowa, in Woodbury County Cause of Death: Unknown Est. DOD: 1971-1973 On August 30, 1988, the skeletonized remains of a white male […]
Courtesy Iowa Department of Public Safety Skull reconstruction pictures indicate what the individual may have looked like. The pictures show the clothing the victim was wearing at the time of death. Unidentified White Male STATUS: Unidentified AGE: Approx. 30 – 40 CASE NUMBER: Winneshiek County – 1986 NAMUS CASE NUMBER: 2620 SKELETAL REMAINS FOUND: March […]
Unidentified White Male, Fremont County, IA Homicide Unidentified White Male Missouri River near mile marker 662.62 Rural Route B Fremont County, IA Case Number: 66-00724 May 26, 1966 n May 26, 1966, the body of a white male subject was found in the Missouri River near mile marker 662.62. The subject’s body was in […]
Unidentified White Male, Des Moines Description: Unidentified white male, 28-48 years of age, 5’7″ to 5’9″, approximately 150 lbs., brown hair, medium build, right handed, two surgical pins (washers) implanted in right knee. The lateral meniscus is not identified. Date Found: February 28, 1984 Details: Skeletal remains found in brushy area along a dirt trail […]
Woodbury County in Iowa Sioux City in Woodbury County Unidentified White Male Location Where Found: 200 Block of S. Lewis Blvd. Highway 75 Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County Date Found: March 25, 1986 Estimated Date of Death: March 24, 1986 NamUs-UP #: 2621 Description: White male, 40-49 years of age, 5’6″ to 5’8″, 145 to 155 lbs., […]
John Doe Unidentified White Male — SOLVED Des Moines, Iowa Approx. 30 to 50 YOA Height: 5’8″ to 5’10” Weight: 195 to 210 lbs. Hair Color: Brown, with goatee Eye Color: Unknown DMPD Case #: 05-43363 ME/C Case #: 05-77-0751 Location Found: 800 block W. Riverside Drive Des Moines, Iowa Polk County Fingerprint and Dental […]
Woodbury County in Iowa Correctionville in Woodbury County Cold Cases in Correctionville, Iowa Homicide Leo Joseph Smith 56 YOA Correctionville, IA Woodbury County Case # 69-00525 April 10, 1969 Early Thursday, April 10, 1969, Iowa Highway Patrol officers found 56-year-old Leo Joseph Smith’s body at a rest area on Highway 20 thirty miles east […]
Cold Cases in Fremont County, Iowa Homicide: Unidentified White Male Missouri River near mile marker 662.62 Rural Route B Fremont County, IA Case Number: 66-00724 May 26, 1966 On May 26, 1966, the body of a white male subject was found in the Missouri River near mile marker 662.62. The subject’s body was in somewhat […]
Cold Cases in Woodbury County, Iowa Note: These are cold cases that exist in Woodbury County, though many may fall under the jurisdiction of the Sioux City Police Department or other cities/townships within Woodbury County. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes because they are within Woodbury County. Cases are listed in chronological order […]