Janet, Little Raymond, and Rev. Morse

On June 20, 2013, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

The youngest was just 23 years old — the oldest, 44. The three deaths spanned nearly three decades, but all had one thing in common; the victims lost their lives on this same June day. Janet LaFratte, 35, was reported missing to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, June 20, 1973. Janet’s husband, Frank […]

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 […]

Janet LaFratte

On February 23, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Warren County in Iowa   Norwalk in Warren County Janet A. LaFratte Homicide Janet LaFratte 35 YOA Norwalk, Iowa Warren County (jurisdiction) DCI Case # 73-00272 June 20, 1973   Janet LaFratte, 35, was reported missing to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, June 20, 1973. LaFratte’s husband, Frank LaFratte, placed the call at […]

Phil Terrell

On January 29, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Phil Terrell Homicide Philip G. Terrell 42 YOA Residence: Des Moines, IA Body found in Warren County March 2, 1994 Date Disappeared: December 24, 1993     August 26, 2010 report | WHOTV.com By Aaron Brilbeck and Iowa Cold Cases   On Christmas Eve, 1993, Phil Terrell went for a walk near his home on […]

Shane Lass

On December 26, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Cedar Rapids Gazette 6-day-old Shane Lass’s death came just shy of four years after that of his 10-day-old sister, Tamara Lynn Lass. Shane Alex Lass Homicide Shane Alex Lass 6 days old Norwalk, IA Warren County February 19, 1992   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On Wednesday, February 19, 1992, Teri Lass […]