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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Vincent Bartley 
Discovery Date: 12/23/1981 
Case Description

B/M, age 37 (7-24-44).  The victim was shot to death with a small caliber handgun outside the Sunset Beer Garden, located at 140 Ave Y N.E., Winter Haven, on 12/23/81. The victim had just shot someone else at the bar. After being shot, the victim was placed inside a vehicle and driven to Bob’s Billiards at the intersection of 1st St. NE and Ave. P NE where the car was abandoned with the victim deceased inside.

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.