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Fla. sheriff's office employee killed by husband

Beatrice Dickey, the top civilian in the Polk Sheriff's Office, died from injuries


By Stephanie Wang
St. Petersburg Times

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Lawrence Douglas Dickey drove to the police department past midnight Saturday and started talking.

"Lock me up," an officer recalled him saying. "I just beat my wife with a bat. She is hurt real bad."

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