Unidentified Persons

The following list includes all unidentified persons found in Iowa. Some are known homicides, while the manner of death for others remains unknown. All are cold cases.
 


Unidentified White Male
18-39 YOA
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
ME Case # 10-1398
January 1, 1924
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Unknown Baby Boy
2-3 hours old
Highway 30
Tama, IA
Tama County
June 11, 1952
Baby Feet
Baby John Doe
Newborn Infant
Des Moines River
Polk County, IA
Case #: 10-77-1397
December 12, 1953

Unidentified White Male
Missouri River
Near Mile Marker 662
Fremont County, IA
Case # 66-00724
May 26, 1966

Unidentified Black Male
River, SE 45th St. bridge
Pleasant Hill, IA
Polk County
ME Case # 10-1286
July 21, 1969

Unidentified Male
Age Unknown
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
ME Case # 10-1394
March 9, 1972
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UNIDd Black Female
12 – 23 YOA
10 weeks pregnant
Mississippi River
Clinton County, IA
April 11, 1975

Jane Doe
Age Unknown
River Area SE
Des Moines, IA
Case # 1980-20704
May 26, 1980
Story County Newborn Infant
Newborn Infant
Left on rural road
Outside Ames, IA
Story County
Case # 83-01277
March 13, 1983
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Unidentified White Male
40-50 YOA
S. Lewis Blvd.
Sioux City, IA
Woodbury County
March 25, 1986
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Unidentified White Male
33-36 YOA
Winneshiek County
Est DOD: April 1985
Body found:
March 31, 1986

Unidentified WM Fetus
Sewage System
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
ME Case # 10-1396
November 23, 1987
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Unidentified White Male
33-53 YOA
Correctionville, IA
Woodbury County
Est DOD: 1971-73
Found: August 30, 1988
Unidentified Infant
Unidentified:
Baby John Doe

Found in landfill
Iowa City, IA
Johnson County
December 21, 1992

Baby (Boy) Doe
Infant
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
ME Case # 10-1395
August 20, 1994
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Baby (Boy) Doe
2 days old
502 C West 8th St.
Storm Lake, IA
Buena Vista County
October 15, 1995
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Baby Jane Doe Lincoln
Newborn Infant
Lisbon, IA, barn
Cedar County
Case # 96-11840
November 10, 1996
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‘Child of God’ Baby Doe
24 hours old
Harold Rowley Recycling Center
Buena Vista County
May 30, 2002

 

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