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Person of Interest Identified in Polk County Death Investigation

Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a person of interest believed to be connected to the death of a man in the area.

Investigators say the man was found dead in a barn in Polk County Monday night.

The person of interest, Shane Ellzey, is considered armed and dangerous, and may be driving the victim’s stolen Ford F-150 with license plate number 5HW36.

Deputies ask you to be on the lookout for Ellzey, but do not approach him.

If you see Ellzey, maintain a distance and dial 911.

The name of the victim, and Ellzey’s role in his death, have not been released.