Charles Sanders

On January 25, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Barbara Graves Charles Edward Sanders Charles Edward Sanders Homicide Charles Edward Sanders 67 YOA Court Ave. River Bridge Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1954-33401 April 15, 1954   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   On Saturday, April 17, 1954, two Des Moines youth fishing along a river bank spotted a […]

Patricia Veach

On January 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo William T. Veach Patricia “Trish” Veach, Christmas 1968 Patricia Ann Veach Homicide Patricia Ann Veach 8 YOA 805 S.W. Lally St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 69-12925 July 10, 1969   Case summary by Jody Ewing   On Thursday morning, July 10, 1969, 8-year-old Patricia Ann Veach was found dead in […]

Lois Bradley

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Lois Arlene Bradley Homicide Lois Arlene Bradley 74 YOA Argonne Apartments 1729 Grand Ave. #204 Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1991-27537 Body Found: June 29, 1991 Coroner’s Est. Date of Death: June 27, 1991 Social Security Administration official Date of Death: June 15, […]

George Geary

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

George H. Geary Homicide George H. Geary 40 YOA M & H Service Station Keosauqua Way and Crocker St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Des Moines PD Case Number: 1963-601 DCI Case Number: 63-00218 Sunday, January 13, 1963   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County George H. Geary, 40, had worked […]

Shawna Johnson

On December 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Shawna Marie Johnson Homicide Shawna Marie Johnson 2 years old (24 mos.) 1336 18th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1972-2562 January 4, 1972   Two-year-old Shawna Marie Johnson died in Des Moines on Tuesday, January 4, 1972. Other details of her death […]

Harland Shuey

On December 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Harland S. Shuey Homicide Harland S. Shuey 78 YOA 3310 E. 42nd Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 2001-1532 January 11, 2001   On Thursday, January 11, 2001, Harland S. Shuey, 78, was killed at 3310 E. 42nd Street in Des Moines. About Harland […]

Becky Palmer

On December 20, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Becky Palmer Homicide Becky Palmer 1300 E. 25th Ct. Des Moines, IA Case # 1990-40843 November 16, 1990   Becky Palmer was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on November 16, 1990. Information Needed If you have any information about her unsolved murder, please contact the Des […]

Thaddeus Mitchell

On November 5, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Thaddeus William Mitchell Homicide Thaddeus William Mitchell 44 YOA St. Joseph Avenue near 20th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County December 7, 1922   By Aaron Brilbeck | December 2, 2010 WHO-TV, Channel 13, Des Moines COLDEST CASE: Des Moines Police Doubt They’ll Ever Solve 88-Year-Old Murder WHO-TV Channel 13’s Aaron Brilbeck reports on the […]

Ky Van Luong

On November 4, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Ky Van Luong Homicide Ky Van Luong 20 YOA 6th Avenue and Birdland Drive Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1998-6829 February 14, 1998   The body of Ky Van Luong, 20, of Des Moines was found shot to death Saturday, February 14, 1998, […]