published Friday, February 17th, 2012

Man arrested in bludgeoning death of Polk County man

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    Chad Warner, 35, is charged with first-degree murder.
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A 35-year-old Polk County man has charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man who was found bludgeoned to death in a garage.

Chad Warner has been charged in connection with the death of David Garner, 42, who was found dead on Feb. 4 in his home on Highway 123, according to a release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Garner was found lying in a pool of blood with a head injury, authorities have said.

Warner, who currently is in Polk County Jail, confessed to the crime when questioned by investigators, the release said.

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