Brown’s Station

On January 14, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Brown’s Station, Iowa     Homicide John Bernard “Henry” Nurre 76 YOA Sugar Creek, IA Clinton County March 11, 1890 On Tuesday, March 11, 1890, Henry Nurre, 76, and his wife were attacked in their rural Clinton County home near Brown’s Station, Iowa. Mr. Nurre, who suffered a large gash to the […]

Henry Nurre

On January 11, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

The above photo, courtesy W. Safford at findagrave.com, shows (as part of the photo) Henry Nurre’s birth-to-death years as 1914-1890. The correct birth year is 1814, but Iowa Cold Cases has kept the image intact as is customary when using from cited sources. John Bernard “Henry” Nurre Homicide John Bernard “Henry” Nurre 76 YOA Sugar […]

Clearfield

On January 4, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Clearfield, Iowa         Homicide Pansy May Turnbull 17 YOA Street Fair Clearfield, Iowa Ringgold and Taylor counties August 26, 1926 On Thursday afternoon, August 26, 1926, Pansy May Turnbull, the 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Turnbull of Diagonal, Iowa, was found drugged and beaten after attending a […]

Pansy Turnbull

On January 4, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Pansy May Turnbull Homicide Pansy May Turnbull 17 YOA Street Fair Clearfield, Iowa Ringgold and Taylor counties August 26, 1926   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Thursday afternoon, August 26, 1926, Pansy May Turnbull, the 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arizona Turnbull of Diagonal, Iowa, went to the Street Fair in Clearfield, […]

Marion Harris

On January 2, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Marion Eugene Harris Sr. Homicide Marion Eugene Harris Sr. 32 YOA Courtside Bar & Grill 1014 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 11-33199 October 9, 2011   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Marion Harris, 32, was shot in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. […]

Goose Lake

On December 19, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Goose Lake, Iowa       Homicide Judith I. Reed 38 YOA Goose Lake, IA Charlotte, IA Clinton County December 27, 1974 Judith Reed, 38, was engaged in an altercation outside the Welcome Inn tavern in Goose Lake, Iowa, on Thursday, December 26, 1974, at which time she was struck in the […]

James Chamberlain

On December 15, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Wapello County in Iowa   Ottumwa in Wapello County James Lewis Chamberlain Homicide James Lewis Chamberlain 41 YOA Beneath Wabash Railroad Trestle Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County May 25, 1893 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing James Chamberlain, a carpenter who lived on Ottumwa’s south side, was found lying in mud and water in the Des […]

Eagle Grove

On December 14, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Eagle Grove, Iowa         Missing Person Yerlanin Garcia Age at Report: 12 Weight: 100 lbs. Height: 4’03″ Race: White Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Sex: Female Incident Type: Juvenile Missing From: Eagle Grove, IA Wright County Missing Since: January 15, 2010 Yerlanin Garcia was reported missing to the Eagle Grove Police […]

John Parham

On December 10, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

John Marvin Parham, Jr. Homicide John Marvin Parham, Jr. 58 YOA 413 Ricker Street Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County June 24, 2010   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing using excerpts from the WCF Courier and Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers   John Marvin Parham, Jr., 58, sat on the front steps of his 413 Ricker […]

Connie Bodensteiner

On December 6, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner Homicide Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner 24 YOA 2800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County August 8, 1995   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Tuesday, August 8, 1995, Connie Jo Choate Bodensteiner was found locked in a basement storage bin at a south-side Des Moines apartment complex. An autopsy […]