NR 17-05 Investigative Update: Scottsmoor Death Investigation

February 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm Author: Category:

On February 17, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Sunset Avenue, Scottsmoor, after a concerned friend went to check on 80-year-old Grady Wright, finding him deceased inside the residence.

The Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office performed a post mortem examination of the deceased, ruling the manner of death as homicide. Homicide agents and Crime Scene investigators are currently conducting interviews and examining physical and biological evidence in the case. The investigation to date has determined the incident to be isolated.

Sheriff’s agents are asking anyone with information about this incident to please contact Agent Don Reynolds of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit via the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at (321) 633-7162, 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.

For additional information concerning this release, please call Corporal John Martinez at 321-747-9780, or by e-mail at john.martinez@bcso.us