To read about defenseless victims, heartless killers, and unfathomable motives associated with historical Iowa unsolved murders, click on the complete list of cases or on an historic period below.
All articles in each time span were researched and written by Nancy Bowers between 2009 and 2012, some with the assistance of David Jindrich. For many of the victims, these stories were the first preservation of the facts other than newspaper accounts from the time of the murders.
This is the only true and authorized site for the articles — many never seen before. Check back for additional cases.