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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Ray Sheffield 
Discovery Date: 12/7/1979 
Case Description

W/M, age 59 (11-19-29).  Between 12/07/79 and 12/08/79 the victim was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle at the Silver Hill Cemetery located on Henry Rd. in Frostproof. The victim’s left front trouser pocket was turned out, indicating a possible robbery motive. The victim picked oranges in the Frostproof area and was last seen with two Mexican males on the day before his body was found.

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.