published: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
HCSO investigating death in Lake Placid
By ED BALDRIDGE
LAKE PLACID -- The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is treating a death in south Lake Placid as a a homicide, according to Public Information Officer Nell Hays Tuesday morning.
The investigation centers around a body discovered at 101 Apple Tree Ave. in the early morning hours, Hays said.
The details and the identity of the victim had not been released at press time.
The HCSO was attempting to notify the next of kin before more information about the death would be released.
Anyone with information regarding this death investigation is requested to call HCSO Detective Hank Smith at 863-402-7250.
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477), can visit www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Anonymity is guaranteed.
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