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 Melvin Royale Adams, a 55-year-old Royal Canadian Air Force veteran, was found dead in a small cabin south […]

Thomas Myles Dougherty

On March 3, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Sioux City Journal Thomas “Myles” Dougherty, a World War II combat vet, lost both hands in the war and wore prosthetic devices (metal hooks) on both arms. Thomas Myles Dougherty Missing Person NAME: Thomas Myles Dougherty AGE AT REPORT: 45 DOB: Sept. 29, 1915 SEX: Male RACE: White HAIR: Thinning, Graying-Brown EYE COLOR: […]

Edwin Jacobs

On January 29, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Clinton County in Iowa   Clinton in Clinton County Edwin Harry Jacobs Homicide Edwin Harry Jacobs 55 YOA Ike’s Peak Clinton, IA (jurisdiction) Clinton County January 2, 1972 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Edwin Harry Jacobs, a 55-year-old veteran who served with the 1032 Signal Company during World War II, was shot to death […]

George Massouris

On January 20, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

George James Massouris Homicide George James Massouris 30 YOA Orchard Road near Highway 6 Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County November 18, 1950     Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing George James Massouris, a 30-year-old Union Pacific Railroad carman who worked part-time as a taxicab driver, was found dead in a ditch on the old […]

Donald Murphy

On October 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Donald John Murphy Homicide Donald John Murphy 39 YOA Went Missing from Knoxville, Iowa Marion County Date Reported Missing: July 20, 1984 Body Found in Polk County, Nov. 1984   Marion County in Iowa   Knoxville in Marion County On Friday, July 20, 1984, Donald Murphy was reported missing from a Knoxville hospital. In November […]

Bill and Kay Wood

On October 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo KCCI Channel 8 Des Moines Bill and Kaidena Wood, married just three years.   Bill and Kay Wood Homicide and Missing Person Case NAME: James William “Bill” Wood (Homicide) AGE: 79 CRIME LOCATION: 2698 Highway R-63 Norwalk, IA Warren County DCI CASE NUMBER: 2011-044536 CRIME DATE: July 30, 2011 NAME: Kaidena “Kay” Lozelle […]

Nathaniel Carnagey

On April 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Linn County in Iowa   Marion in Linn County Nathaniel Carnagey Homicide Nathaniel Carnagey 36 YOA Marion, IA Linn County Crime Date: March 20, 1847 Date of Death: April 4, 1847   Information Courtesy the Cedar Rapids Gazette Nathaniel Carnagy The only thing we know for sure about Nathaniel Carnagy is that he was in […]

Mark Koster

On April 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mark Edgar Koster Homicide — SOLVED Mark Edgar Koster 58 YOA 610 N. 5th St. Sac City, Iowa Sac County Went Missing: July 4, 2009 Declared Legally Dead: October 10, 2011 Remains Found: November 5, 2012         LATEST UPDATES Green sentenced to 50 years SAC CITY – John David Green was sentenced […]

David Shumpert

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

David L. Shumpert Homicide Dave L. Shumpert 27 YOA 430 E. Locust Street Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1999-46557 December 2, 1999   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   David L. Shumpert, a 27-year-old US Navy veteran and father of two young sons, was shot in the chest in the 400 block […]

Morris Wright

On April 5, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Morris Wright Homicide Morris Wright 52 YOA 1426 10th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1986-41137 September 15, 1986   Morris Wright — a 52-year-old Korean War veteran — was killed in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, September 15, 1986. The Des Moines Police Department lists the crime location as 1426 10th Street […]