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 […]

Helen Morrow

On February 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Wapello County in Iowa Eldon in Wapello County Helen Marie Morrow Homicide Helen Marie Morrow 55 YOA Eldon, IA Wapello County August 12, 1980   Mrs. Helen Morrow was found lying on a bed in a first floor room of her fire-ravaged two-story home in Eldon, IA, on August 12, 1980. An autopsy report showed […]

Dennison Stookesberry

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennison Clark Stookesberry Missing Person Name: Dennison Clark Stookesberry Age at Report: 56 DOB: October 15, 1942 Weight: 230 lbs. Height: 5′ 06″ Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Hazel Incident Type: Disability – physical/mental Missing From: Blakesburg, IA Wapello County Investigating Agency: Wapello County Sheriff’s Office Case Number: 024499 NamUs MP #: 32590 Last Seen […]

Francis Jordon

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Francis F. Jordon, Sr. Homicide Francis Frederick Jordon, Sr. 42 YOA Cliffland Park Ottumwa, IA Wapello County July 12, 1978 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing n the early morning hours on Wednesday, July 12, 1978, Francis Frederick Jordon Sr. was killed after two men knocked on his door saying they had car trouble and […]

Ottumwa

On November 24, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Ottumwa, Iowa         Homicide James Lewis Chamberlain 41 YOA Beneath Wabash Railroad Trestle Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County May 25, 1893 On Thursday, May 25, 1893, James Chamberlain, a carpenter who lived on Ottumwa’s south side, was struck by a blow to the head and found lying in mud and […]

Wapello County

On November 13, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Wapello County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Wapello County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page.   Homicide James Lewis Chamberlain 41 YOA Beneath Wabash Railroad Trestle Ottumwa, Iowa Wapello County […]