Date: August 4, 2003 `
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact:

Michal Shanley, 863 534-6631 or 819-0397 pager

PCSO Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation

 Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are conducting a homicide investigation into the suspicious death of a Lakeland man.

PCSO deputies were called to a residence located at 8018 Glenridge Loop Road in Lakeland at around 4:25 a.m. this morning (Monday, Aug. 4, 2003) in response to a report from a neighbor that the door of the victim's residence was open.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered the victim - Amjad Taha, DOB 6/9/81, of 8018 Glenridge Loop Road in Lakeland - deceased inside his residence. Detectives determined the victim had been shot.

The homicide investigation is continuing.

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