Robert Ruby

On September 18, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Robert Lee Ruby Undetermined Robert Lee Ruby 54 YOA Bidwell Coal Mine Blakesburg, Iowa Wapello County January 11, 1936   Case information provided by Mr. Ruby’s great-granddaughter, Linda Jones       Wapello County in Iowa   Blakesburg in Wapello County Robert Ruby, a 54-year-old Blakesburg miner, fell 87 feet to his death on Saturday, […]

Green Mountain

On August 25, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Green Mountain, Iowa             Homicide Anna “Annie Wiese 20 YOA Green Mountain, IA Marshall County August 26, 1893 Anna “Annie” Wiese, 20, was clubbed in the head, stabbed repeatedly in the breast and back, and her throat cut from ear to ear on Saturday night, Aug. 26, […]

Matthew Carter

On August 2, 2016, in , by Jody Ewing

Matthew Adam Carter Hit-and-Run Homicide NAME: Matthew Adam Carter AGE: 21 CRIME: Hit-and-Run Homicide CRIME LOCATION: Jones-Delaware Rd., Southwest of Hopkinton, Iowa COUNTY: Delaware County JURISDICTION: Delaware County Sheriff’s Office DATE OF CRIME: Sunday, July 9, 2006     Eight days after a new Iowa hit-and-run law went into effect, Matthew Adam Carter, 21, was […]

Brian Burns

On July 12, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Brian M. Burns (Courtesy KWWL) Brian M. Burns Missing Person Name: Brian M. Burns Age at Report: 55 Weight: 240 lbs. Height: 6’00” Race: White Hair: Gray Eyes: Green Sex: Male Incident Type: Disability — physical/mental Missing From: 1381 180th St. Manchester, Iowa Delaware County NamUs MP Number: 36382 Missing Since: December 19, 2013   […]

Kevin Jack

On July 9, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott County in Iowa   Davenport in Scott County Kevin R. Jack Homicide Kevin R. Jack 21 YOA 5700 block of North Pine St. Davenport, IA Scott County June 15, 2002   Kevin R. Jack, a pit crew member of the Andy Cook stock car racing team, died in a hit-and-run motor vehicle fatality in […]

Chris Axiotis

On June 1, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Christopher George Axiotis Undetermined Christopher George “Chris” Axiotis 16 YOA Q Pond Park Osceola, Iowa Clarke County November 16, 1999   Case Summary by Jody Ewing   In November 1999, Christopher “Chris” Axiotis didn’t really have a place to call home. The 16-year-old Osceola youth’s incarcerated father had been in prison most of the teen’s […]

Wanda Morrow

On January 23, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Wanda Jean Morrow Homicide Wanda Jean Morrow 14 YOA From Cedar Rapids, IA Found Dead: Mt. Lemmon in Pima County, Arizona, September 6, 1976 Est. Date of Death: late August 1976 Recorded Date of Death: Sept. 6, 1976 NOTE: While this cold case currently falls under the Pima County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction in Arizona, the […]

Lucia Perez

On April 1, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Lucia Chilel Perez Missing Person Courtesy photo Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Lucia Chilel Perez Lucia Chilel Perez (aka Mary Rodriguez Figueroa) Age at Report: 41 Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Race: Hispanic/Latino Weight: 120 – 140 lbs. Height: 5′ 2″ Residence: Worthington, Minn. Went Missing From: Sioux County and Dickinson County (Iowa) Investigating Agency: Worthington (Minn.) […]

Webster City

On March 5, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Webster City, Iowa         Homicide Barbara Kay Brim 53 YOA Rural farm home Webster City, IA Hamilton County (jurisdiction) April 25, 2001 On Wednesday afternoon, April 25, 2001, Barbara Kay Brim, 53, was shot in her rural Hamilton County, Iowa home. Brim’s husband, Larry Brim, told officials he found his wife […]

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 […]