21-year-old found shot, dead in Polk County grove

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On Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at around 2:00 p.m., grove workers called PCSO after finding Mr. Bell deceased in a grove near Lewis Griffith Road and Grove Road 3 in unincorporated Lake Wales. According to evidence at the scene, Mr. Bell was shot to death.

“This is a tragic loss. Tyrell Bell was only 21-years-old and had the rest of his life ahead of him. We need to find the person or persons who did this – and we need to find them fast.” – Grady Judd, Sheriff