Charges Upgraded for Man Arrested for Murder of a Vineland Woman
52-year-old Dennis Parrish of Vineland is now facing murder, hindering apprehension, obstruction, and tampering with evidence charges. He remains lodged at Cumberland County Jail pending a trial.
Parrish was arrested on July 12th at a hotel in Absecon in connection to the murder of 32-year-old Tonya Cook, also of Vineland. Cook's burned and dismembered body was found on the side of a road in rural Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, on July 2nd.
Parrish was initially charged with desecration of human remains and moving human remains.
This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police at (856) 785-0036.