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CAPTURED: Tracey Bentley, First Degree Murder

Jun 19, 2021
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

***UPDATE: AUGUST 19TH***
Tracey Bentley was located and arrested in Tampa on Wednesday, August 18th. He has been charged with 1st Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

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PCSO detectives are searching for 49-year-old Tracey Bentley who is wanted forTracey Bentley First Degree Murder.

On Saturday night, June 19, 2021, shortly after 10:00 p.m., Deputies responded to the area of Demille Road in Polk City due to reports of someone being shot. When deputies arrived on scene they found the victim was found in the living room of the residence and had been shot in the head. The victim was transported a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Tracey Bentley is still at-large and was last seen in the Demille Road area of Polk City. He was wearing a grey tank top, blue jeans, and possibly a green or grey ball cap.

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