NR 16-16 Sheriff’s Deputies Conduct Death Investigation

February 22, 2016 - 1:40 pm Author: Category:

Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation in regards to an incident that was reported at a Merritt Island residence on February 21, 2016. The investigation began after BCSO received an emergency call reporting the resident living at the residence was believed to be deceased inside the home.

Deputies responded to the residence where they were advised the resident, 42-year-old Sittichai Boonkeian, had not been seen in several days.

Deputies entered the residence where they found Boonkeian deceased and believe his death to be the result of a suicide. Deputies also located Bookeian’s daughter, identified as 13-year-old Ananya Mungmart deceased inside the home.
Agents continue to conduct interviews and are awaiting the Medical Examiner’s autopsy results to determine Ananya’s cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this Investigation is asked to please call Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Major Crime Lieutenant Dan Singleton at 321-633-8413, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit http://crimeline.org/, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.

If you have any questions regarding this news release, please contact Cpl. Dave Jacobs at (321)747-9780