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Bonnie Williams Hughes

Bonnie Williams Hughes

Discovery Date: Feb 11, 1976

35-year-old Bonnie Williams Hughes was found on February 11, 1976, approximately 200 yards south of CR 546, near the intersection of 546 and U.S. Highway 27. She had been beaten about her head and face. Her 1974 brown and gold Cadillac sedan was found 50 feet from her body. She was 80% deaf in both ears, and was last seen at an oyster bar in Winter Haven with an unknown white male.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at (863) 298-6379, or send an email to