12 Year Old Found Dead PCSO Investigating
Update: According To PCSO Prior To Leaving Home Yesterday, and for unknown reasons 12 Year Old Made Statements About Possibly Hurting Herself
Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are currently conducting a death investigation at 315 North Eastside Drive, Lakeland. The property is a former business location for a cement company.
At approximately 2:26 am, Tuesday, September 10, 2013, detectives discovered the victim, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, DOB 10/19/2000, Arizona Avenue, Lakeland, lying on the ground, deceased.
Rebecca left her home on Arizona Avenue, Lakeland, at approximately 6:45 am, Monday, September 9, 2013 – her mother believed she was on her way to a bus stop for school.
Rebecca never got onto the bus. It was later discovered she left home without her school books. Rebecca did not return after school and her mother reported her missing shortly after 7:00 pm.
The investigation is ongoing