NR 20-14 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

July 6, 2020 - 8:11 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred in the area of San Sebastian Way, Rockledge, after a citizen reported finding an adult male deceased inside a vehicle.

The investigation began July 4, 2020, at approximately 7:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was advised of the discovery. To date, the preliminary investigation has determined that the incident was not random and the decedent was the specific target of an alleged drug related robbery.

Agents and Crime Scene Investigators are continuing the investigation to determine the circumstances related to this incident.

Out of respect for the family, the Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time to allow the family the opportunity to make notifications.

The victim was transported to the Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be conducted.

Anyone who may have information about this death investigation is asked to please call Agent Wendy Wheeler of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.

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