After genetic evidence pointed to a likely killer in the 1981 murder of 31-year-old Linda Patterson Slaten in her Brunnell Parkway apartment, Lakeland police last week arrested Joseph Clinton Mills, 58, of 12013 Bailey Road, Lakeland. Mills, who had been football coach to one of Slaten’s sons, had been interviewed by police days after the homicide | ALSO: Ledger coverage

Source: News Channel 8

SEND CORRECTIONS, questions, feedback or news tips:


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

Leave a comment

Your Thoughts On This? (Comments are moderated; first and last name are required.)