Suspects Sought: Murder

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Tomas Martinez
Tomas Martinez

Polk County Sheriff's Office, East Region, detectives are seeking information on the unsolved homicide of Tomas Martinez, 46. Martinez was shot multiple times at approximately 2 a.m. while in the Los Amigo Bar, located at Shamrock Road and U.S. Highway 17/92, near Haines City.Detectives are looking for two Hispanic men believed to have been involved in the shooting. They have been described as being in their early to mid-30s,with black hair and brown eyes. One of the suspects has been described as being 5'8" to 5'10" tall, with a thin build and was wearing a grey plaid shirt. The other suspect is described as being very short - approximately 4'7" tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a black plaid shirt. They were seen leaving in a white four-door vehicle, possibly a Grand Marquis.

 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!

June 26, 1998


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