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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Tina Marie Janose 
Discovery Date: 10/31/1981 
Case Description

W/F, age 13 (2-15-68).  The victim was found on 10/31/81 at approximately 5:45 a.m. on I-4, underneath the overpass at Mt. Olive Rd. She had been abducted during the night from her residence in Wahneta.  She had been sexually battered, strangled and thrown off the overpass.  

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.