Cyrus Hicks

On June 9, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks Homicide Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks 24 YOA Oakview Terrace Apartments 2907 Boston Ave. Des Moines, IA (jurisdiction) Polk County March 3, 2011   On Thursday, March 3, 2011, Cyrus James “C.J.” Hicks, 24, became Des Moines’ first 2011 homicide when he was shot in the head and killed outside an apartment […]

Rashad Adair

On February 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. Homicide Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. 31 YOA 1410 Washington Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-38444 Shot: December 6, 2012 Died: Christmas Day, 2012 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Rashad Adair, Sr., a 31-year-old father of four, was shot six times on […]

Jeremy Spencer

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Jeremy Jebadiah Spencer Homicide Jeremy J. Spencer 27 YOA 2355 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case # 04-03548 January 28, 2004   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Jeremy Spencer, 27, was shot to death Wednesday, January 28, 2004, while sitting inside a […]

Anna T. Miller

On April 4, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Google Maps Anna T. Miller was bludgeoned to death in this 3531 54th St. Des Moines home sometime on Saturday, July 8, 1978. Anna T. Miller Homicide Anna Titje Miller 57 YOA 3531 54th Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1978-25150 July 8, 1978     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing […]

Margaret Feige

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Margaret Ellen Feige Homicide Margaret Ellen Feige 88 YOA 4030 N.W. First St. Saylor Township north of Des Moines Polk County May 22, 2008   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Margaret Feige, 88, was found dead in the early morning hours on Thursday, May 22, 2008, in the laundry room of the Saylor […]

Pamela Carter

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Pamela Carter Homicide Pamela Carter 24 YOA 2300 block of Euclid Avenue Des Moines River Bridge Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1990-32639 Reported Missing: July 10, 1990 Body Found: August 8, 1990   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Pamela Carter, 24, […]

Diane Schofield

On February 2, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Diane Marie Schofield Homicide Diane Marie Schofield 21 YOA 2000 block of Southwest 20th and Porter Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case # 1975-24048 July 4, 1975   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing   On Thursday afternoon, July 10, 1975, a young woman’s badly decomposed body was found […]

Leota Camp

On October 18, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Brenda (Camp) Conklin Leota Camp Leota Camp Homicide Leota Camp 25 YOA 3213 Flemming Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1967-10836 July 10, 1967   Case summary by Jody Ewing   The drizzling began the night before, and by 1 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 1967, the low rumbling thunder gave […]

Des Moines

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Des Moines, Iowa         Note: Individual pages and case summaries for many of these victims are currently being compiled. If you have any information or photos you’d be willing to share, please email us or send via our Contact form. You may also contact the Des Moines Police Department […]