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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Theresa Lee Scalf 
Discovery Date: 10/27/1986 
Case Description

 W/F, age 29 (06/13/57).  The victim, a nurse at LRMC, was found dead in her apartment, by her mother, on 10/27/86 at 10:20 p.m. Her throat had been cut. She had defense wounds on her hands.  The victim lived alone with her young son who was not home at the time of the murder. 

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.