MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A 33-year-old cold case has ties to Jackson County. In August of 1989, 35-year-old, Rhys Pocan, a native woman. Was abducted while walking along National Avenue in Milwaukee around midnight.
Pocan was murdered and dismembered. Her head and hands were later located by hunters in Vernon Marsh, a public hunting ground, IN Waukesha County. Pocan’s torso was found in Nichol’s Creek, another public hunting ground, in Sheboygan County.
Pocan lived in the Black River Falls area in the early 80′s. It is believed that people with information about this case and/or involved parties may still have ties to Jackson County. If you have any information in reference to this crime, please contact the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office.