21 year old Darnell Powell while he slept

Three Years Later: Winter Haven Unsolved Murder Of Darnell Powell

WINTER HAVEN, FL. – Three years ago today, someone took the life of 21-year-old Darnell Powell while he slept. The killer is still out there and Winter Haven police seek the public’s help.

On 9-29-18 at 4:26 a.m., Powell was asleep inside of a home located at 502 Ave. V NE when someone shot through the window striking and killing him as he was in the bed.

“We know that there are members in the community that have valuable information to bring a killer to justice,” said Police Chief David Brannan.

“We are dedicated to finding Darnell’s killer and implore anyone who knows something to call investigators. It’s not snitching – it’s bringing justice to a grieving family.”

Heartland Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Heartland Crime Stoppers:

* Call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)

* From your cell phone, dial **TIPS

* Or visit the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on “Submit A Tip,”

* Or download the free “P3tips” app on your smartphone or tablet. You will always remain anonymous when you send a tip through Crime Stoppers and you are eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.

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