NR 21-29 Update – Death Investigation

June 11, 2021 - 3:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was found deceased Tuesday evening in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island.  The decedent is 62-year-old, Trevor Morrison of Longwood, Florida.

The investigation began when deputies responded to the area after a boater found the body of a male floating in the river.  The male’s body was recovered and taken to the Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy was conducted.  The Medical Examiner concluded that the decedent’s death was a homicide.

The investigation has revealed that the decedent was killed in Longwood, Florida and transported to Brevard County in an attempt to conceal the crime.  The homicide investigation is being handled by the Longwood Police Department.  Any inquiries in reference to the homicide investigation should be directed to that agency.

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