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Missing Florida 12-Year-Old’s Body Found in Former Cement Company

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The body of missing 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick was found early on the morning of September 10 at a former cement company in Lakeland, Florida, reports The Ledger Newspaper.

Rebecca Sedwick Was Bullied Into Committing Suicide Says Her Mother

Sedwick is believed to have taken her own life by jumping off a cement silo.

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Here’s what you need to know…


1.Sedwick Left Home For School Without Her Schoolbooks

Sedwick had been missing since September 9. She left her home at around 6:45 a.m. to go to school. It was later discovered that she had never gotten on the school bus and had left the home without her school books.


2. Her Body Was Found Less Than a Mile From Her Home

Sedwick was officially reported missing at 7 p.m. At around 2:30 a.m. on September 10 her body found on the premises of a former cement company less than a mile from her home on Arizona Avenue. The location is here at 315 North Eastside Drive in Lakeland:


3. Sedwick Had Made Threats About Harming Herself

WESH reports that Sedwick had made claims about harming herself prior to leaving for school.


4. The Cause of Death Has Not Been Determined

Police in Polk County, Florida are not releasing details about Sedwick’s death pending the results of an autopsy.


5. There are 433 Registered Sex Offenders in Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida’s crime rate is above the national average. In 2011 there were six murders (down from 12 in 2010) according to City-Data.com. The town is home to 433 registered sex offenders.

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