Information Sought: Unsolved Homicide

"For Immediate Release"
Media Contact: Sonya Dodds, (863) 820-4839

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Polk County Crime Stoppers

Enrique Luis Cruz-Alonzo
Enrique Luis Cruz-Alonzo

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Central District, detectives are seeking information on the unsolved homicide of 31-year-old Enrique Luis Cruz-Alonzo, of Lakeland.

At about 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998, deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting at the Copa Cabana Club, located at 3373 U.S. Highway 17 North, northeast of Bartow. The deceased body of Cruz-Alonzo, who had been shot in the chest, was found to the north of the roadway.

Several customers were inside the establishment at the time of the shooting. Detectives believe there may be other individuals involved in an altercation leading to the shooting.

 A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed!

February 17, 1998


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