4 people arrested in connection with the killing of a 15-year-old in Winter Haven

Nearly a week after 15-year-old Quayshawn Burgess Jr. was found dead in the early morning hours in a Winter Haven driveway, the Polk County Sheriff...

September 20, 2023
6:50 AM

Nearly a week after 15-year-old Quayshawn Burgess Jr. was found dead in the early morning hours in a Winter Haven driveway, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said Monday that four people have been arrested in connection with the case. Burgess was found dead about 2:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in a driveway by two women on Saint Paul Drive in Winter Haven. Sheriff Grady Judd said Burgess' mother last saw him alive around 10 p.m. Sept. 11 sitting on the couch playing games on his cell phone. The mother said she woke up about 3 a.

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