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Major Crimes Detectives Seek the Public’s Help in Solving 1985 Cold Case Homicide 




CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving the 1985 cold case homicide of 19-year-old Tira Snyder. On July 1, 1985, Tira was found dead in her home near Lake Roesiger. She had arrived home after grocery shopping with her 6-month-old child. While inside, she was shot multiple times with a 22 caliber pistol. Tira was discovered later that evening when her husband returned home from work. Their 6-month-old daughter was still inside the vehicle parked in the driveway. She was unharmed. 


Anyone with information related to Tira’s death is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office tipline 425-388-3845 or submit a tip online



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