If you want to learn more about the number of murders in Idaho by year, or the number of murders or other types of crimes in any other states, several law enforcement organizations have information and reports published on their websites that are accessible to the general public. Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation prepares and releases a Uniform Crime Report which details the types of crimes, crime data and rates, and the locations of various crimes in every state, as well as most, if not all, counties and cities in each state.
In addition to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and reports published by various law enforcement agencies, Project: Cold Case has created a database containing information regarding a number of unsolved murders across the United States, as well as completed research regarding the number of unsolved homicides in each state across the US. According to Project: Cold Case, Idaho had roughly 1,749 homicides dating from 1980 to 2019. Over time, an estimated 1,416 of the homicides have been solved, leaving approximately 333 unsolved homicides in Idaho.
The following cases are some of the unsolved murders in northern Idaho: the 1999 murder of Wil Hendrick, the 1945 murder of Harold (Neil) Bonner, the 1951 murder of Lonnie Jones, and the 1994 double murder of Bruce and Lynn Peeples, among others. Among the various lists of unsolved homicides around Idaho are the many unsolved central Idaho murders, which include the 1993 murder of Rose Migdal, the 1959 murder of Milo “Glenn” Damron, and the 1997 murder of Tonya Teske, among others. Additionally, a couple of the unsolved murders in Boise, Idaho, include the 2016 murder of Ronie Parrott, and the 2007 murder of Yazzie Plentywounds, among others. Lastly, a few unsolved murders in Ada County, Idaho, include the 2014 murder of Dale West and the 1974 murder of Mark Carlson, among many others.