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Still Ours … but outside Iowa’s jurisdiction Though nearly all cases listed here on Iowa Cold Cases are handled by investigating agencies at Iowa’s local or state level or the FBI, a few cases do exist where the victim had Iowa ties but the case is currently under another state’s jurisdiction. For example, 21-year-old Tammy Zywicki grew up […]
Camille Louise Njus Homicide Camille Louise Njus 20 YOA Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 78-06827 August 4, 1978 (approximate DOD) Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing Camille Njus, a 20-year-old Grinnell College student and Department of Transportation intern, was reported missing by her mother on August 5, 1978, after failing to return home for […]
Tammy Zywicki (Courtesy Iowa City Press-Citizen) Tammy Jo Zywicki Homicide Tammy Jo Zywicki 21 YOA DOB: March 13, 1971 Grinnell, Iowa college student Poweshiek County Departed Evanston, Ill., Aug. 23, 1992, to return to Iowa Car broke down on I-80 near LaSalle, Illinois Body found September 1, 1992, in Lawrence County, Missouri Case Jurisdiction: Illinois […]
Cold Cases in Grinnell, Iowa Homicide Tammy Zywicki 21 YOA Grinnell, IA student Departed Evanston, IL, to return to Iowa Body found in Lawrence County, MO DOD: August 23, 1992 On August 23, 1992, Tammy J. Zywicki departed Evanston, Illinois, for college in Grinnell, Iowa, where she was expected to arrive […]