NR 22-09 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this afternoon at a residence on Topaz Court in Merritt Island. Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 3:20 p.m. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies located a female victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of interviewing potential witnesses and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time and no arrests have been made. Based on the preliminary investigation, it is believed the victim was targeted and there is no danger to the general public. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.
Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Sam Grimes of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit 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.