On August 6, 2017, at approximately 2:39am, Hendry County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Twin Lakes Subdivision, Clewiston, Florida, in reference to a young male lying on the ground.
Upon deputy’s arrival, they were able to identify the victim as 17 years old, Jeremy Daniel Penton of Clewiston. At this time it is unknown what may have led to the killing of Penton.
Anyone with any information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Vernon Speak, at (863) 674-5600 or (863)-805-5000; or you may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-(TIPS)(8477), where you may become eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 if your tip leads to an arrest.
Update: Family members have gone into the Twin Lakes Subdivision and have been handing out flyers asking for assistance from residents in finding out who killed their grandson.
At this time there is a $10,000.00 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved in the killing of 17 year old Jeremy Penton.