On Thursday, August 10 th , 1989, Rhys Pocan, a 35-year-old, Native American woman was abducted
while walking along National Avenue in the City of Milwaukee around midnight. Rhys was
murdered and dismembered. Her head and hands were later located by hunters in Vernon Marsh,
which is a public hunting ground, located in Waukesha County. Rhys’s torso was found in Nichol’s
Creek, which is a public hunting ground, located in Sheboygan County. 
The victim, Rhys, lived in the Black River Falls area in the early 1980’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 reference this crime, please contact the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s
Office at 920-459-3112.  As in all situations of this nature, do not confront a suspect, call the police
and report your information.  If you have information about this crime or any other crime, please
leave a web tip at http://www.cufthem.com, use the “P3 Tips” app on your Android or iOS device or call
Crime Stoppers at 1-877-CUF-THEM (1-877-283-8436).  You will remain anonymous and could
be eligible for a reward up to $1000.

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