Blythedale, MO Area Cold Cases

cold-case-record__Clark

Name

Ila Clark

Age

73

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Found Beaten To Death In Her Marshalltown, Iowa Home On August 29, 2001. An Autopsy Showed The 73-Year-Old Died From Multiple Head Injuries.

Agency

Marshalltown Police Department

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cold-case-record__Shields

Name

Johnny Shields

Age

32

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Never Returned To His Residence Nor Contacted His Family. He Was Reported Missing To The Carter Lake Police Department In Carter Lake, Iowa, On December 16, 1988.

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Cortez

Name

Humberto Cortez

Age

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Partially Decomposed Male Body Was Discovered In A Rail Car By A Paxton Verling Steel Employee

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Bates III

Name

Robert Bates III

Age

39

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot Twice While Working At The Carter Lake “Jump Start” Convenience Store. Bates Was Working Alone At The Store When He Went Out The Front Door To Take A Break

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Deatsch Jr

Name

Chuck Deatsch Jr

Age

52

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Chuck Deatsch Was Shot And Killed At His Residence In Rural Mystic

Agency

Appanoose County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Bailey Jr

Name

James Bailey Jr

Age

32

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot At The I-80 Colfax Ramp In Jasper County, Iowa, While Motorcycling West With Two Friends, 27-Year-Old Paul Philemon And 31-Year-Old Richard Vesey.

Agency

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation

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cold-case-record__Nicoll

Name

James Nicoll

Age

52

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

James Clark Nicoll,Was Found Dead Tuesday Morning, March 17, 1885

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Massouris

Name

George Massouris

Age

30

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot Three Times At The Base Of His Skull With A .22 Caliber Automatic Pistol And Then Dumped In A Ditch Off The Old Orchard Road Two Miles East Of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Slump

Name

Gloria Slump

Age

24

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The Deeply Religious Omaha, Neb., Brokerage House Worker Had Been Beaten, Stabbed 14 Times In The Throat With A Dull Knife Or An Instrument Similar To A Beer Can Opener, And Left Under The Trestle To Bleed To Death.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Floyd

Name

Joe Floyd

Age

42

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Discovered Joe Junior Floyd, 42, Who Had Been Shot By A Small Caliber Handgun.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Stephens

Name

John Stephens

Age

32

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Officer John L. Stephens And Paul J. Rayer Were Shot And Killed On Tuesday, December 5, 1967

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Rayer

Name

Paul Rayer

Age

51

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Officer John L. Stephens And Paul J. Rayer Were Shot And Killed On Tuesday, December 5, 1967

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Pleas

Name

Judith Pleas

Age

17

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

An Investigation Concluded The Teen Had Been Strangled.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Hickson

Name

Edward Hickson

Age

32

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Council Bluffs Police Department Officers Responded To A Fire Call In The 1500 Block Of South 6Th Street, Where The Fire Department Advised Them There Was An Unresponsive Male Inside,The Victim Was Taken By Ambulance To Mercy Hospital Where He Was Pronounced Dead

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Mayfield

Name

Linda Mayfield

Age

21

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The Responding Officer Said The Victim Had Several Stab Wounds To Her Face, Chest, Stomach, Hand And Foot.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Rotatori

Name

Lee Rotatori

Age

32

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Lee Rotatori, 32, Who Had Died From A Stab Wound To The Chest.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Adams Jr

Name

John Adams Jr

Age

23

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

He Had Been Shot One Time In The Face By A Man On A Kawasaki Kz900 Motorcycle.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Sealine

Name

Bernadene Sealine

Age

67

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The Vehicle That She Was In Was Swept Away By Flood Waters. She Is Presumed To Have Died, But Her Body Has Never Been Recovered.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Conaway

Name

John Conaway

Age

36

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

He Was Last Seen Between 10 And 10:30 P.M. At Buffalo Joe’S Food & Spirits Located Near Rosenblatt Stadium In Downtown Omaha, Nebraska.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Brule

Name

Paul Brule

Age

30

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Iowa Man Who Received $10,000 Weekly Payouts From Lottery Winnings, Was Slain In His Sixth Avenue Home In The Early Morning Hours On Saturday, July 25, 1998, And His Death Poorly Staged To Mimic A Suicide.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Ratliff

Name

Kimberly Ratliff

Age

22

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Her Throat Had Been Slashed,Found In A Car Left In The Parking Lot Of People’S Natural Gas

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Addlesberger

Name

Dennis Addlesberger

Age

46

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Reported Missing To The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’S Office In Council Bluffs On March 16, 1999.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Baba

Name

Mohama Baba

Age

22

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Reported Missing To The Council Bluffs Police Department On December 3, 2005

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Snyder

Name

Linn Snyder

Age

44

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Snyder Was Last Seen On His Harley Davidson Motorcycle On September 3, And Has Not Answered His Cell Phone. His Wallet And Medications Were Found In His Home.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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cold-case-record__Scott Hatcher

Name

Robert Scott Hatcher

Age

38

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot Seven Times As He Stood On The Iowa Riverfront Trail Beneath The Interstate 480 Bridge On The Western Edge Of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff

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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__Wiese

Name

Anna Wiese

Age

20

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Was Clubbed In The Head, Stabbed Repeatedly In The Breast And Back, And Her Throat Cut From Ear To Ear

Agency

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Bown

Name

Helen Bown

Age

61

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

State Agents Discovered Her Body In The Iowa River In Tama County About Seven Miles East Of Marshalltown And Two Miles Northeast Of Le Grand.

Agency

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Cottrell

Name

Peggy Cottrell

Age

66

Cause of Death

Missing

Info

Cottrell Was Last Seen Running Away From The Home Only Minutes Later. A Fisherman Discovered Cottrell’S Purse Along The Banks Of The Iowa River

Agency

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Eckels

Name

Frank Eckels

Age

73

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Shot And Wound

Agency

Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office

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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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