Johnita Clemons

On June 15, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Johnita Larie Clemons Homicide Johnita Larie Clemons 34 YOA 1801 Francis Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 13-40014 December 24, 2013   Note: Although this case has not officially been ruled as having gone cold, it is being included on the website with hopes that anyone with […]

Leroy Gordon

On June 14, 2014, in , by Jody Ewing

Leroy “Boo” Gordon III Homicide Leroy Gordon III 21 YOA 2104 Forest Ave. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 13-35261 November 7, 2013   Leroy “Boo” Gordon Jr. III, 21, was shot and killed outside a townhouse at 2104 Forest Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, November […]

Rashad Adair

On February 12, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. Homicide Rashad DeMarco Adair, Sr. 31 YOA 1410 Washington Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 12-38444 Shot: December 6, 2012 Died: Christmas Day, 2012 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Rashad Adair, Sr., a 31-year-old father of four, was shot six times on […]

Marion Harris

On January 2, 2013, in , by Jody Ewing

Marion Eugene Harris Sr. Homicide Marion Eugene Harris Sr. 32 YOA Courtside Bar & Grill 1014 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 11-33199 October 9, 2011   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Marion Harris, 32, was shot in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. […]

Pamela Carter

On February 16, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Pamela Carter Homicide Pamela Carter 24 YOA 2300 block of Euclid Avenue Des Moines River Bridge Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1990-32639 Reported Missing: July 10, 1990 Body Found: August 8, 1990   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing   Pamela Carter, 24, […]

Martha Erickson

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Laurie Rhiner Martha “Marty” Erickson Martha “Marty” D. Erickson Homicide Martha “Marty” Diane Erickson 47 YOA DCI Case # 95-13479 Avon Lake Avon, IA Polk County November 21, 1995 Case Summary by Jody Ewing On Tuesday evening, November 21, 1995 — just over one day before Thanksgiving — Martha “Marty” Erickson, 47, was murdered […]

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 […]

Kimberly Ratliff

On January 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Kimberly Marie Ratliff Homicide Kimberly Marie Ratliff 22 YOA Residence: 1806 Tostevin St., Council Bluffs Body Moved To: 1414 West Broadway Council Bluffs, Iowa Pottawattamie County Investigating Agency: Council Bluffs Police Department Body Found: January 12, 1999 Est. DOD: January 9, 1999   Case summary by Jody Ewing and Aaron Brilbeck   On Tuesday, January […]

Unidentified White Male, Des Moines, Oct. 25, 2005

On December 10, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

‘John Doe’ Unidentified White Male — SOLVED Courtesy photo WHO-TV Channel 13, Des Moines The man known for nine years only as “John Doe 2005” has been identified as Robert “Bryan” McMahon.   UPDATE Channel 13 Investigation Helps Close Cold Case From WHO-TV Channel 13, Des Moines, By Aaron Brilbeck November 12, 2014 Robert Bryan […]

Marvin Brandland

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Marvin Brandland Homicide Marvin C. Brandland 69 YOA DCI Case #: 82-05814 2220 Ninth Avenue South Fort Dodge, IA Webster County October 30, 1982   Case Summary compiled by Aaron Brilbeck and Jody Ewing Photos Courtesy WHO-TV Channel 13 Webster County in Iowa   Fort Dodge in Webster County Marvin Brandland, 69, and his wife, […]