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Reward Increased to $9,500 For Winter Haven 2018 Homicide of Darnell Powell

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Reward Increased to $9,500 For Winter Haven 2018 Homicide of Darnell Powell

Through a partnership with Heartland Crime Stopper and the Florida Office of Attorney General, the reward for information leading to the arrest of Darnell Powell’s killer has been increased from $5,000 to $9,500!

With the announcement of the increased reward, members from the Investigative team of Winter Haven Police will hold a press conference on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Winter Haven Police Department. Family members of Darnell will also be on hand.

After the press conference, members will travel the short distance to the area of the crime placing road signs announcing the increased reward as well as canvassing the neighborhood with fliers in hopes of garnering new leads.

On Sept. 29, 2018 at 4:30 in the morning, Darnell Powell was shot while sleeping in a bedroom at an Ave. V NE residence. The shots were fired from the outside through a window striking him and killing him. 

Members of the press are invited to attend and encouraged to participate in the neighborhood canvass. Those who plan to attend can contact Jamie Brown at 863-559-0449 or [email protected] Monday morning.

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