Topic: The Mollie Tibbetts Investigation: the 33 day Multi-Agency search for the U of Iowa Student that Gripped the Nation
On July 18, 2018, American University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts disappeared while jogging near her home in Brooklyn, Iowa. One month later, police identified a 24-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera as a suspect in her disappearance. Rivera was seen on security camera footage following Tibbetts while she was jogging. Rivera led police to the body of Tibbetts in a cornfield on August 21, 2018. Rivera was recently convicted of first-degree murder.
Richard Rahn has been employed within law enforcement for over 32 years.
For seven years, he worked for the Burlington Iowa Police Department as a Patrolman and Detective. Aspiring to work high-level felonious crimes, he accepted a position with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, an investigative branch for the Iowa Department of Public Safety.
During his twenty five plus years as a Special Agent with the Major Crime Unit, he worked well over 150 death investigations, to include Case Agent of two mass murder investigations, several high profile homicides and countless suspicious death investigations. S.A.C.
Rahn has been married for thirty-two years and has two sons.