Today’s Cold Case Anniversaries: Valerie Peterson and Barbara Lenz

On May 6, 2009, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Today marks the anniversaries of two Iowa cold cases — that of eight-year-old Elna Maria “Valerie” Peterson in 1971 and 31-year-old Barbara Lealyn Lenz in 1989. Valerie Peterson of Manson, IA, was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle along the road at the Manson Lutheran Church. One other girl riding ahead of […]