On November 6, 2013, a Polk County jury found defendants Deanna Hood and Spencer
Pierce guilty as charged of Murder in the First Degree and Robbery in the First
Degree in Polk County criminal numbers FECR 268031 and FECR268032. The convictions
arise from the robbery and murder of Steven Harmon on June 6, 2013. A sentencing
date is pending. Both defendants face mandatory sentences of life without parole
on the murder conviction and up to 25 years imprisonment on the robbery conviction.
The defendants are being prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and