Police Sgt. Writes about Missing Brother

On January 10, 2016, in Guest Blogs, Letters, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Ottumwa Police Sergeant Mark Milligan shares an open letter to the public on Facebook about his missing brother, Harry Milligan, 21, who went missing from Albia in Monroe County, Iowa, on July 1, 1984. Harry’s disappearance is classified as “Involuntary” and foul play is suspected. By Mark Milligan PLEASE SHARE ….I Think with the New Year […]

Roger Hill

On December 16, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Roger Dean Hill Homicide Roger Dean Hill 44 YOA Home Residence: Davenport, Iowa Went Missing: mid-1997 Crime Location: Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine County Remains Located in Davenport Scott County, Iowa October 12, 1999   ietnam veteran Robert Dean Hill, a 44-year-old father of three, disappeared from Davenport, Iowa, in mid-1977. His remains, found wrapped in a […]

Denise and Dixie Eberly

On November 15, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Clarinda Herald Journal  The five Eberly children, L to R: Larry, Ricky, Denise, Otis, and Dixie. Denise and Dixie died in the Oct. 15, 1964 fire set at their rural New Market home. Denise and Dixie Eberly Double Homicide Denise Diane Eberly, 3 years old Dixie Lynne Eberly, 13 months old Rural New […]

John Erickson

On January 12, 2015, in , by Jody Ewing

John Lee Erickson Homicide John Lee Erickson 48 YOA Killed near Mondamin, IA Harrison County Body dumped near Onawa, IA Monona County April 30, 1997 n Wednesday, April 30, 1997, Vietnam veteran John Lee Erickson, 48, of Council Bluffs was shot in the head near Mondamin, Iowa, in Harrison County. His killer or killers then dumped […]

Steven Barrette

On December 2, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Clinton County in Iowa  Clinton in Clinton County Steven F. Barrette Undetermined Steven F. Barrette 20 YOA Clinton, IA Clinton County June 5-6, 1976 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing teven Barrette, a 20-year-old Army veteran, was killed in early June 1976 during a weekend camping trip. On Tuesday evening, June 8, 1976, Clinton police arrived at the […]

Weekend Anniversaries: Greg, Terri, “Kip,” Lyman, and George

On September 29, 2014, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

This weekend came to a close, as have many years past, with five Iowa families wondering what happened to loved ones. In cases that spanned more than five decades, family members still ask when answers will come and justice will be served for a Sioux City teen, a man who fought in World War II […]

Linked by Lost Lives: Eugene Martin, Dennis Clougherty and Helen Morrow

On August 12, 2013, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Dennis Clougherty. Helen Morrow. Eugene Martin. Three victims, three lives gone, and one shared date families can’t forget: August 12. Twenty-three-year-old Dennis Clougherty was a Vietnam vet preparing to start graduate school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Helen Morrow, 55, surely never imagined her fate when offering employment to a hired hand. And Eugene Martin, only […]

Edward Uhlenhopp

On April 2, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Hardin County in Iowa Ackley in Hardin County Edward R. Uhlenhopp Homicide Edward R. Uhlenhopp 85 YOA Butler St. and Fourth Ave. Ackley, IA Hardin County June 29, 2001 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing dward R. “Ed” Uhlenhopp, 85, was killed on Friday, June 29, 2001, when the Honda moped he was driving in Ackley, Iowa, was […]

Melvin Price

On April 1, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Fremont County in Iowa  Riverton in Fremont County Melvin Price Homicide Melvin Price 26 YOA Iowa Highway 42 Riverton, IA Last seen alive leaving the VFW Club Hamburg, IA Fremont County November 17, 1974 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing round 4:30 a.m. early Sunday morning, November 17, 1974, a passing Farragut truck driver discovered a body […]

Melvin Adams

On March 29, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Wapello County in Iowa Agency in Wapello County Melvin Royale “Mez” Adams Homicide Melvin Royale Adams 55 YOA Agency, IA Wapello County February 13, 1983 Case Information submitted to Iowa Cold Cases by Suzanne Koehler elvin Royale Adams, a 55-year-old Royal Canadian Air Force veteran, was found dead in a small cabin south of Agency, Iowa, just […]