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Cold Case Homicide

Name: John Doe 
Discovery Date: 5/17/1972 
Case Description

W/M, age approx. 50.  On 05/17/72 the victim’s body was found approx. 500 yards east of the overpass off of Highway 17, South of Eloise.  He had been shot twice in the head. He was described as 6’0”, 180lbs., brown hair, neatly cut, no teeth or dentures.

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.