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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Jahala Watson 
Discovery Date: 6/22/1993 
Case Description

The victim’s remains were found on State Road 471, just north of the Polk County line. As the investigation progressed, detectives believe the victim was brutally murdered in Polk County a few days before her remains were discovered.  An autopsy concluded the victim was pregnant at the time of her death.

Solved - 10-26-2012 Joint Investigation Leads To Suspect’s Arrest in 19-Year-Old Cold Case Homicide

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.