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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Murray “Hoppy” Delong 
Discovery Date: 5/16/1997 
Case Description

W/M, age 61 (5-13-36). The victim was found dead on 5/16/97, in front of his storage shed located at 911 Munn Ave., Lakeland. The victim was shot one time in the upper chest. A larger projectile had gone through the door and was recovered from the storage shed.  

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.