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Cold Case Homicide
 

Name: Harry Paul Jernigan  
Discovery Date: 1/10/1982 
Case Description

W/M, age 57 (2-11-24). On 01/10/82 the victim was found in an orange grove off old Bartow/Lake Wales Rd.  The victim was shot while traveling east on Hwy 60 towards Lake Wales and his body was dumped in an orange grove. The victim’s vehicle, a 1977 Buick Estate Station Wagon with Alabama tags, was found burned in Hillsborough County. He was found with several thousand dollars on his body.



 
 
 
 
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at (863) 298-6379,
or send an email to coldcase@polksheriff.org.