Sedan, MN Area Cold Cases

cold-case-record__Kaschmitter

Name

Joseph Kaschmitter

Age

53

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot By Two Unknown Assailants As He Walked Near The Alton Depot Around 2 A.M. On Saturday, March 27, 1911. He Died In A Local Doctor’S Home Two Days Later.

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Ackerman

Name

Breiton Ackerman

Age

4

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

He Was Reported Missing To The Sioux Co. Sheriff’S Office In Orange City, Iowa, On May 22, 2005.

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Smith

Name

Leo Smith

Age

56

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Iowa Highway Patrol Officers Found 56-Year-Old Leo Joseph Smith’S Body At A Rest Area On Highway 20 Thirty Miles East Of Sioux City, Iowa, In Woodbury County. His Throat Had Been Cut.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Freimuth

Name

William Freimuth

Age

71

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Shot In The Back Of The Head

Agency

Fort Dodge Police Department

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cold-case-record__Ruddy

Name

Connie Ruddy

Age

21

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Dental Records Confirmed The Remains Were Ruddy’S, And Officials Reclassified The Former Missing Person Case As An Unsolved Homicide.

Agency

Ida County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Braun

Name

Alta Braun

Age

12

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

As Raped And Strangled While On The Way Home From Riding A Carnival Merry-Go-Round

Agency

Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Dean

Name

George Dean

Age

55

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Dean Had Suffered Fractured Facial Bones And Fractured Ribs On The Left Side, Leading Officials To First Believe He Had Been Struck By A Car

Agency

Monona County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Dailey

Name

Brenda Dailey

Age

53

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Badly Beaten In Her Mapleton,And Then Allegedly Pushed Down Her Basement Stairs

Agency

Monona County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Hieber

Name

Daniel Hieber

Age

58

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Found Unresponsive And Near Death At The Bottom Of A Staircase In A Mapleton

Agency

Monona County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Demaris

Name

Lillian Demaris

Age

31

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Lillian Eileen Demaris Was Last Seen In Mason City, Iowa On August 14, 1952. She Has Never Been Heard From Again.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Dreher

Name

Dwane Dreher

Age

33

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Missing After Last Being Seen Around 7:30 P.M. On Nov. 7, 1955, By His Father In Mason City, Iowa. Dreher’S Vehicle Was Found Near The Winnebago River — All His Belongings Still Inside

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Devries

Name

Lucille Devries

Age

22

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Discovered Dead In The Back Seat Of Her Burning Vehicle Parked In The Driveway Of Her Mason City Apartment.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Horgen

Name

Norma Horgen

Age

18

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Body Found Near The Northwest Shore Of Iowa’S Clear Lake

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Hatges

Name

Andy Hatges

Age

75

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Found Dead In His Home,His Throat Had Been Slashed.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Hines

Name

Charles Hines

Age

45

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Investigators Were Checking Out The Report Of A Fight Involving Hines When They Found His Body, And Believe He Died After An Assault.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Strait

Name

Elgin Strait

Age

80

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

He Died From A Gunshot Wound To The Head.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Joynt

Name

Roger Joynt

Age

26

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

8 Bullet Wounds Throughout His Body.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Esquivel

Name

Grace Esquivel

Age

25

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Mother Of A Six-Year-Old Daughter, Angie, Was Reported Missing

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Olsen

Name

Rodney Olsen

Age

32

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

He Had Moved From His Native Britt Area Not Too Long Before He Disappeared.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Luna

Name

Dillon Luna

Age

15

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Found Dead Of Smoke Inhalation

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Snyder Jr

Name

John Snyder Jr

Age

1

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

He Toddler Was Found Dead In Willow Creek,Michael Jason Cisneros Was Tried For First-Degree Murder In The Boy’S Death

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Pruin

Name

Billy Pruin

Age

43

Cause of Death

Murder

Info

Shot At His Rural Mason City

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Huisentruit

Name

Jodi Huisentruit

Age

27

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Huisentruit Was Abducted From The Parking Lot Of Her Apartment Before Leaving For Work

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Best

Name

Gerald Best

Age

50

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Found Stabbed To Death,His Throat Had Been Slashed.

Agency

Mason City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Robinson

Name

Dale Robinson

Age

84

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Last Verified Sighting Of Him Was Surveillance Footage Showing Robinson At The Argosy Casino

Agency

Moville Police Department

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cold-case-record__Thelander

Name

Earl Thelander

Age

80

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Died From Burns Sustained In An August 28 House Explosion Caused By Copper Thieves Who’D Stripped Propane Gas Lines From The Home And Let It Fill With Gas.

Agency

Monona County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Haddock

Name

George Haddock

Age

56

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot As He Left His Buggy At The Stables

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Gerken

Name

Thecla Gerken

Age

23

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot And Killed While Out For A Walk With A Friend In Sioux City

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Bremmers

Name

Jimmy Bremmers

Age

8

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

His Body Was Found By County Workers Almost One Month Later

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Davis

Name

Donna Davis

Age

21

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Abducted From Her Crib , Her Battered Body Was Found The Following Day At The Edge Of A South Sioux City

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Fletcher

Name

Hilda Fletcher

Age

53

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Died Of A Brain Hemorrhage And There Were Abrasions And Contusions Over Much Of Her Body.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Dougherty

Name

Thomas Dougherty

Age

45

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

He Was Last Seen Driving A 1954 Dark Green Tudor Ford With White Sidewalls In Front And Black Mud And Snow Grips On The Rear,

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Isom

Name

Billy Isom

Age

26

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot Five Times In The Head And Body — Lay Naked On A Mattress

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Hanni

Name

Jesse Hanni

Age

27

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot Once Through The Back And Once Behind The Left Ear In Execution Style.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Bostic

Name

Freta Bostic

Age

24

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Pregnant At The Time,Shot Once Through The Back.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Kneifl

Name

Maurice Kneifl

Age

58

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Maurice Was Reportedly Last Seen On Feb. 14, 1983, Driving His 1981 Dark Brown Fleetwood Cadillac

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__McCauley

Name

Terri McCauley

Age

18

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The Victim Had Died From A Shotgun Wound To The Face.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Zellmer

Name

Ronald Zellmer

Age

31

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Family Members Reported He Had Suffered From Depression For Years

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Swetnam

Name

Betty Swetnam

Age

73

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Brutally Stabbed To Death

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Harker

Name

Kenneth Harker

Age

34

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Nine Years After Kenny’S Suspicious Disappearance And Suspected Murder

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Redowl

Name

David Redowl

Age

27

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Stab Wound To The Chest.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Brown

Name

Wilbur Brown

Age

47

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Autopsy Revealed He’D Been Beaten About The Head And Body And Died As A Result Of Those Injuries.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Jauron

Name

Patricia Jauron

Age

45

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Viciously Stabbed Several Times

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Reuwsaat

Name

Adrian Reuwsaat

Age

69

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Adrian Reuwsaat Was Reported Missing To The Sioux City Police Department In Sioux City

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Kelly

Name

Helen Kelly

Age

83

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Kelly Left Behind Her Purse And Had Not Mentioned Plans To Travel Anywhere. She Has Never Been Heard From Again.

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Ramirez

Name

Manuel Ramirez

Age

6

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Dead In The Bathtub

Agency

Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Evans

Name

Anthony Evans

Age

5

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Struck By A Hit-And-Run Driver

Agency

Sioux City Police Department

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cold-case-record__Foy

Name

Bertha Foy

Age

18

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Murder

Agency

Fort Dodge Police Department

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cold-case-record__Clark

Name

Wendel Clark

Age

30

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Two Gunshot Wounds After Being Shot In The Driver’S Seat Of His Car About A Block From His Home.

Agency

Fort Dodge Police Department

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cold-case-record__Nelson

Name

Brian Nelson

Age

60

Cause of Death

Stabbed

Info

Stabbed to death in his hibbing home

Agency

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

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