Polk Sheriff Searching for Murder Suspect After Teen Found Dead in Winter Haven Driveway

Polk County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a murder suspect after a teenage was found deceased in the driveway of a home in Winter Haven. The victim was discovered around 2:30 a.m. this morning, September 12, 2023. He was 15 years old. According to Sheriff Judd, a woman who decided to spend the night with a friend in Winter Haven discovered the teen’s body lying in the driveway of a home on St. Paul Drive shortly after midnight. 

There is a $5,000 CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226 TIPS (8477), or DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone You can also visit the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip.”

You will always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.

Matt McCarthy