Palm Bay Police Identify Suspicious Death Victim

By  //  July 28, 2014

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VICTIM IDENTIFIED AS DELROY PATRICK DOWNER

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UPDATE: JULY 28, 2014

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA –  The Palm Bay Police have identified Delroy Patrick Downer, 45, as the dead man discovered in a home at the 1700 block of Hydrangea Rd. NW. on Sunday. 

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).

According to Palm Bay public information officer Yvonne Martinez, the investigation has yielded several leads and it has been determined the homicide was not a random act. There are indications it may have been drug related, and detectives with the Major Case Unit are continuing to investigate the death.

Detectives are currently working with the Brevard County Medical Examiner, who is conducting an autopsy on the body to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Central Florida CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for the cash reward of up to $5,000 in this case.

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ORIGINAL POST: JULY 27, 2014

Palm Bay Police Investigating Suspicious Death

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The Palm Bay Police Department is currently investigating a suspicious death in a residence on the 1700 block of Hydrangea Road NW, according to Yvonne Martinez, City of Palm Bay Public Information Coordinator.

The Palm Bay Police Department is currently investigating a suspicious death in a residence on the 1700 block of Hydrangea Road NW, according to Yvonne Martinez, City of Palm Bay Public Information Coordinator.

The Palm Bay Police Department is currently investigating a suspicious death in a residence on the 1700 block of Hydrangea Road NW, according to Yvonne Martinez, City of Palm Bay Public Information Coordinator.

On Sunday, at approximately 7: 25 a.m., the Palm Bay Police Department received a request for a well-being check at the residence, but were unable to make contact with anyone.

Family and friends went to the residence with a house key and discovered signs the male was deceased. When officers arrived back on scene, they searched the residence and discovered a dead man inside the house.

“It is unknown how the male died at this time and his identity has not been confirmed,” said Martinez in a release.

The case is being investigated as a homicide. If you have any information about this incident call Palm Bay Police Lt. Mike Bandish through the communications center at 321-952-3539.

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