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Authorities Need Public’s Help In Locating Murder Suspect

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office
STOP and take a good look at this wanted murder suspect on the run! Right now the search is on for Matthew Scott Flores, who has an active warrant for Murder in Hardee County within the city of Wauchula. Flores was last seen driving a Nissan Altima with Florida License Plate Tag JTHQ77.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Wauchula Police Department during the investigation. Our DCSO Dive Team assisted by searching for the suspected firearm used in the homicide at a pond in Hardee County. Our detectives followed up on information leads in DeSoto County as well.
The information obtained during our assistance has been passed along to detectives continuing the investigation, and now we need YOUR help! If you have any details on the whereabouts of this individual, report the information through our tip line at 1-800-780-TIPS.
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