NR 22-26 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 27, 2022 - 3:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning at a residence on South Ridgewood Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.   Deputies responded to the area at approximately 11:00 a.m., after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident who advised a male stated he had killed someone.  The caller advised the unknown male left their residence on foot.   Deputies located the male after a search of the area and a deceased male victim was also located at a residence on South Ridgewood Drive.  The male located on foot is currently being questioned by Homicide Agents.

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 death.  The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time and no arrests have been made.   At this time the Sheriff’s Office does not believe there is any danger to the community.  Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call 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.