Corey Poffenberger
Corey Poffenberger

June 13, 2016

AGE: 20 | DIED: OCT. 24, 2003 | Location: Des Moines

Robert “Corey” Poffenberger was shot and killed early Friday morning October 24, 2003, in the driveway of his 2211 East 37th St. home in Des Moines.

The 30-year-old Mediacom employee had been shot several times in the chest, and was found outside the open door of his vehicle, the car still idling. Poffenberger’s wallet was left untouched, and officials found nothing missing from his home.

There have never been any significant clues or leads to find out who killed him.

Poffenberger was born in Bluffton, Indiana. After graduating from Indiana University in 1996, Poffenberger moved to Las Vegas and worked as a club manger for four years before moving to Minneapolis. He later moved to Des Moines to work as a Marketing Coordinator with Mediacom.

A $25,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) involved in Poffenberger’s unsolved murder.

Please contact the Des Moines Police Department Detective Bureau at (515) 283-4864 or Polk County CrimeStoppers at (515) 223-1400. Callers may remain anonymous.