Virgil Untied

On April 21, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Virgil Paul Untied Homicide Virgil P. Untied, Town Marshal 33 YOA Outside Shaw Grocery Store Minburn, Iowa Dallas County Crime Date: July 23, 1931 End of Watch: July 27, 1931 own Marshal Virgil Untied was shot five times Thursday, July 23, 1931, by three assailants in Minburn, Iowa, who were looting a local grocery store. […]

Roger Hill

On December 16, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Roger Dean Hill Homicide Roger Dean Hill 44 YOA Home Residence: Davenport, Iowa Went Missing: mid-1997 Crime Location: Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine County Remains Located in Davenport Scott County, Iowa October 12, 1999   ietnam veteran Robert Dean Hill, a 44-year-old father of three, disappeared from Davenport, Iowa, in mid-1977. His remains, found wrapped in a […]

Miguel Vasquez

On June 30, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa  Des Moines in Polk County Miguel Vasquez Homicide Miguel Vasquez 19 YOA 1172 19th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 05-16833 May 8, 2005 Courtesy Des Moines Police Department Nineteen-year-old Miguel Vasquez was shot to death in the early morning hours on Sunday, May 8, […]

Williamstown

On June 1, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Williamstown, Iowa         Homicide Rhonda A. Knutson 22 YOA Phillips 66 Convenience Store U.S. Highway 63 Williamstown / New Hampton, IA Chickasaw County (Jurisdiction) DCI Case Number: 92-07040 September 7, 1992 Rhonda Knutson, 22, was bludgeoned to death in the early morning hours on Monday, Sept. 7, 1992, while working […]

Ireton

On October 12, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Ireton, Iowa       Unsolved Homicide Lisa Ann Vander Esch 19 YOA Ireton, Iowa Sioux County Tuesday, September 14, 1982 Lisa Vander Esch, 19, was killed by a bullet to the head on Tuesday, September 14, 1982, while playing with her 16-month-old son in her rural Ireton home’s back yard. Her […]

Norman Gant

On October 11, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Norman Carroll Gant Jr. Homicide Norman Carroll Gant Jr. 21 YOA 1800 block of Tremont Street Cedar Falls, Iowa Black Hawk County Sunday, June 1, 2014         Two years after Cedar Falls murder, family still asking for answers, KWWL.com, airdate June 8, 2016   orman Carroll Gant Jr., 21, of Waterloo, Iowa, was shot in […]

“I Can Remember…” A Guest Blog by Jennifer McCuddin

On October 1, 2014, in Anniversaries, Guest Blogs, The Families, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Intro by Iowa Cold Cases Courtesy photo Becky McCuddin Lisa McCuddin with her son Davontrez and daughter Markasia in early 2004. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 will mark a sorrowful milestone anniversary for one North Central Iowa family. It will represent 10 years since Lisa McCuddin — just four days shy of her 24th birthday — was shot […]

Cathy Stickley

On September 20, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Catherine “Cathy” Ann Stickley Homicide — Suspect Acquitted in 2013 by Story County jury, Now Indicted in U.S. District Court Catherine Ann (Boyle) Stickley 54 YOA 1500 block alley between Second and Third avenues SE Cedar Rapids, IA Linn County Date of Death: April 29, 2011   UPDATE – Feds pursue justice despite Story County jury verdict […]

News Archives 2013

On July 30, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in the News — 2013 Archives Current News | 2015 Archives | 2014 Archives | 2013 Archives | 2012 Archives | 2011 Archives | 2010 Archives | 2009 Archives | 2008 and Earlier Archives | IowaColdCases.org in the News GONE COLD: EXPLORING IOWA’S UNSOLVED MURDERS An ongoing series, published statewide, as part of a partnership […]

Nora Springs

On July 11, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Nora Springs, Iowa       Homicide Gary Lack 58 YOA 1475 325th Street Nora Springs, IA (Section 11, T-97-N, R-18-W) in Mitchell County January 14, 2004 Gary Lack, who’d developed hormone feeding tumors that spread to his colon and liver due to point source polluting plumes from upstream Mitchell County, Iowa, farmers, […]