Date: June 15, 2004 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact:

Carrie Rodgers, (863) 534-6217 OR (863) 819-1856, Pager

One Year Anniversary of Unsolved Homicide This Week

Polk County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Homicide detectives are continuing to seek information about the murder of Ronald Leggett, DOB 6/22/47, of 1305 Timberidge Drive in Lakeland, that occurred one year ago this week.

Leggett's body was discovered by family members at around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, June 17, 2003, after they went to the victim's residence to check on him. The investigation determined that Leggett was the victim of a homicide.

Detectives are certain there are people in the community who have information about this homicide, and they are urging those people to come forward.

If you have any information about this case, please contact Detective Scott Rench at 863-534-6379. To remain anonymous, call the Crimestoppers line at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).

 

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