NR 17-32 Investigative Update – Malabar Fire

June 12, 2017 - 7:39 pm Author: Category:

The remains of a third victim have been located in the debris of the residence at 855 Atz Road, Malabar. The remains are that of an adult female. At this time a positive identification cannot be made, however, the fourth person known to have been an occupant of the residence is 39-year-old Linda Woods, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, the sister of Chrissy Hughes, who was visiting at the residence.

A preliminary examination of this female victim revealed trauma that indicates she was killed prior to the start of the fire.

The investigation at the scene is continuing and updates will be released as new information becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to please call Agent Wendy Wheeler of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 .

For additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.