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Release Number: 09-047

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

February 22, 2009

James Callaway, Community Affairs

(813) 247-8060




Update February 23, 2009


Woman Missing Since Saturday Found OK In Polk County


Kylee Jean Copeland, who was reported missing from her job at Showgirls nightclub, was found in Polk County early this morning. She is OK and HCSO detectives will be gathering information on what transpired between her disappearance and this morning.








Information Sought On Missing Woman


HCSO detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who left her job last night and has not been seen or heard from.


Kylee Jean Copeland, DOB 6/17/90, of 6750 Ashbury Drive, Lakeland, left her job at Showgirls night club at 4210 E. Highway 92 near Plant City on Saturday, Feb. 21, around 3:20 a.m. It is unknown if Kylee walked away or left in a vehicle. She has not made contact with her family, who is caring for her 6-month-old son. There is no sign of her attempting to make contact with friends.


Kylee is 5 foot 4, and weighs 110 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.


Anyone with information on Kylee is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at

(813) 247-8200.