Tony Zielinski
Press Release

Murder of city worker hits close to home

Statement from Alderman Tony Zielinski March 24, 2017

By - Mar 24th, 2017 10:08 am

The senseless murder Wednesday afternoon of City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services inspector Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz hits very close to me, because he resided in my district – the 14th Aldermanic District. My sincere condolences go to his family, and I ask anyone who wishes to offer support to the family to make a donation to the OLHA D ZYSZKIEWICZ DONATION ACCOUNT (checks should be made out to that title). Donations can be made at any US Bank location.

The loss of Mr. Zyszkiewicz is a tragedy to my district, to the City of Milwaukee family, and especially to everyone who worked with him and knew him. He was a very highly regarded and dedicated city worker who loved his job and wanted to keep working even though he was eligible to retire.

For me, the sad irony of this murder cannot be understated: City workers like Mr. Zyszkiewicz are dedicated to making sure families and children, people young and old, are kept safe from harm, and that their quality of life is enhanced. He was doing a job to help people in that neighborhood on Wednesday (and wherever else in the city he worked), and that is just one of the tragic ironies about his death.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to please contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360.

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