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Homicide Suspect Sought
 Florentino Rivera-Cordova
Polk County Sheriff's Office Homicide Detectives are searching for Florentino Rivera-Cordova, DOB 08/24/72, of 2420 Bailey Road, Lot # 19, Mulberry, for the shooting death of 23-year-old Juan Cruz Perez, of 2420 Bailey Road, Lot #23 in Mulberry. Detectives have obtained a warrant charging Rivera-Cordova with Perezs' murder, and are requesting assistance in locating the suspect. The suspect - also known as "Tobasco," or "Florentino Cordova"- is described as an Hispanic Male, 5'10, 170 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Rivera-Cordova was last seen in Hardee County heading West on County Road 664. Anyone with information on where to locate Florentino Rivera-Cordova is asked to call the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 533-0344, or 534-6379

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Media Contact: Sterling Ivey, 863 534-6377 or 819-0221, pager
January 5, 2000

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