Sheriff’s Agents Investigate Murder/Suicide In Cocoa

By  //  July 5, 2013

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FIREARM RECOVERED AT THE SCENE

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BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – A release from Brevard County Sheriff’s Office identifies the victims as  76-year-old Patricia Caddell and 89-year-old Edward Caddell.

Both were found inside their home yesterday after the couple did not show up for a dinner party.

Investigators with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office released the identities of a couple discovered dead in this home at 124 Briarwood Court in  Cocoa. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

Investigators with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office released the identities of a couple discovered dead in this home at 124 Briarwood Court in Cocoa. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office’s Homicide Unit leads investigators believe that the couple’s deaths were the result of a murder / suicide. According to  witnesses who knew the couple, Edward Caddell’s health started to decline recently.

According to Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Maria Fernez, the couple had been married for 50 years and Edward Caddell was a U.S. Navy veteran.

A firearm believed to have been used in the incident was recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

At this time, the investigation is ongoing. The Brevard County Medical Examiner will conduct autopsies on both victims, which are scheduled to be completed today.

Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous.


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