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“Living Funeral Pyre”: Murder of Jerome Curran 1897

Murder Victim Jerome D. Curran 60–year-old Farmer 1837-1897 Cause of Death: Shot and Burned Motive: Argument Murder Scene and Date Washington Township Near Waverly, Iowa Bremer County August 22, 1897 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written August 2014 On Monday morning, … Continue reading

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Explosion in the Night: Murder of William L. Meadows 1961

Murder Victim William Lawrence Meadows 36-year-old Farmer Plainfield Town Marshal WWII Veteran 1924-1961 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Avoiding Arrest Murder Scene and Date Hartmann Packing Plant Plainfield, Iowa Bremer County January 24, 1961 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written September … Continue reading

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