Iowa Unsolved Murders: Historic Cases documents Iowa homicides in which victims did not receive justice between the time Iowa became a state and 1965.
However, Nancy Bowers and David Jindrich have also researched and written articles about other victims and murders chronologically beyond that time-frame.
Some of these articles grew out of personal study, some have special meaning to them as historians, and others were suggested by family members or law enforcement.
This section does not provide a comprehensive documentation of Iowa unsolved murders after 1965 but rather offers access to selected cases.
Click on a title below to read about defenseless victims, heartless killers, and unfathomable motives — and thwarted justice for victims and their families.
This is the only legally authorized site for the research and articles that follow.