Morris Wright

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Morris Wright Homicide Morris Wright 52 YOA 1426 10th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-41137 September 15, 1986   Morris Wright — a 52-year-old Korean War veteran — was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, September 15, 1986. The Des Moines Police Department lists the crime location as 1426 10th Street […]

Kristine Mitchell

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Kristine Lee Mitchell Homicide Kristine Lee Mitchell 27 YOA 100 Forest Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-17433 April 27, 1986     Kristine Lee Mitchell, 27, was found dead Sunday night, April 27, 1986, in a wooded lot in Des Moines. According to […]

John Shuey

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County John Shuey Homicide John Scott Shuey 27 YOA 1427 23rd Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-12024 Approx. Date of Death: March 22, 1986 Body Found: March 24, 1986     John Shuey, a 27-year-old plumber and drywall installer, was found stabbed to […]

Gene Williamson

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Gene W. Williamson Homicide Gene W. Williamson 23 YOA 1311 21st Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1979-5278 February 9, 1979   On Friday, February 9, 1979 — two days after his 23rd birthday — Gene W. Williamson was shot shortly after pulling […]

Ernest Lilly

On April 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Ernest Harold Lilly Sr. Homicide Ernest Harold Lilly Sr. 50 YOA “Frank’s Place” 3940 McDonald Des Moines, IA (jurisdiction) Polk County Case # 1973-46114 Crime Date: September 11, 1973 Date of Death: December 19, 1973   Case Summary by Jody Ewing Ernest Harold Lilly Sr. […]

Tommy Morris

On April 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Tommy Morris Homicide Tommy Morris 1800 Blk. Des Moines St. Des Moines, IA Case # 1972-15347 March 9, 1972   According to a report from the Des Moines Police Department sent to Iowa Cold Cases on July 10, 2009, Tommy Morris was found dead in […]

Roy Madison

On April 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Roy Madison Homicide Roy Madison 69 YOA 223 Raccoon St. Des Moines, IA Case # 1972-87405 December 18, 1972   Early Monday morning, December 18, 1972, Roy Madison was found dead in his Des Moines, Iowa home with stab wounds to his face and chest. […]

Darleen Fitchett

On April 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Ellen (Boyd) Montoya Darleen May (Boyd) Fitchett Darleen Fitchett Homicide Darleen May (Boyd) Fitchett AGE AT REPORT: 28 DOB: March 29, 1931 608 East Pleasant View Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 60-1563 Missing/Date of Death: January 19, 1960 Legally Declared Dead   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   Darleen May […]

Floyd Cramer

On April 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Floyd Cramer Homicide Floyd Cramer 612 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1960-14495 December 9, 1960   Floyd Cramer was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on December 9, 1960. Information Needed If you have information on the unsolved murder of Floyd Cramer, […]

Michael Booth

On March 27, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Michael J. Booth Homicide Michael Jerome Booth 45 YOA 510 15th St. #21 Des Moines, IA Polk County DMPD Case Number: 1997-17132 April 26, 1997     On Saturday, April 26, 1997, an apartment building maintenance man discovered the deceased body of Michael Jerome Booth, 45, in apartment #21 at 510 15th Street. Booth, who’d […]