• Investigators: Polk County Inmate Collapsed and Died


    POLK COUNTY, Fla.,None - Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the death of a Polk County Inmate who died Sunday.

    Detectives said Sunday morning 50-year-old Robert Joseph Lorenz was among several inmates in line to receive their lunch when he slumped over.  Lorenz was rushed to Bartow Regional Medical Center where he later died.

    Lorenz was behind bars on trespassing charges.

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