Cora Okonski

On January 29, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Tama News-Herald Cora Ann Okonski Cora Ann Okonski Homicide — SOLVED 17 Years After Okonski’s disappearance, her fiancé, Tait Purk, is charged, tried, and convicted of first-degree murder; Judge goes on to overturn jury’s verdict; Purk retried and found guilty of second-degree murder, sentenced to 50 years in prison.   VICTIM: Cora Ann […]

Tammy Zywicki

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

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 […]

Poweshiek County

On November 27, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Poweshiek County, 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 that evening. […]