VIDEO: ’48 Hours’ Details Amy Gellert Cold Case

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20 YEAR OLD COLD CASE DETAILED NATIONALLY

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CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty with Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Major Tod Goodyear, Agent Marlon Buggs, Lt. Carlos Reyes and Agent Wayne Simock. (48 Hours video image)

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CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty with Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Major Tod Goodyear. (48 Hours video image)

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You could help solve a cold case. Investigators need more evidence and it could come from you. Maybe you know some of the suspects or maybe you’ll just notice a vital clue to this brutal murder that investigators somehow missed. (48 Hours video image)

ABOVE IMAGES: The cold case involving the 1994 murder of Charlotte “Amy” Gellert caught the attention CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty. The CBS “48 Hours” crew has followed the investigation for several months and has offered to help the investigation by seeking the help of the community.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH ’48 Hours’ Amy Gellert Cold Case

A home intruder stabs a family, leaving a daughter dead – Brevard County Sheriff’s Office investigators hope you have information that can help catch a killer.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit has numerous Cold Cases on file with the agency, spanning as far back as 1967.

In recent years, the Sheriff’s Office has had great success in solving several Cold Cases by creating a Cold Case Unit assigned to review unsolved cases.

The agent assigned to the Cold Case Unit talks to family members, follows-up on new leads, utilizes the latest techniques in forensic evidence development, and talks to witnesses or accomplices who, as they age and their lifestyle changes, are more willing to come forward.

Additionally, they follow-up on the activities of the suspect(s) identified during the investigation.

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The cold case involving the 1994 murder of Charlotte “Amy” Gellert caught the attention CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty. The CBS “48 Hours” crew has followed the investigation for several months and has offered to help the investigation by seeking the help of the community. (BCSO image)

The cold case involving the 1994 murder of Charlotte “Amy” Gellert caught the attention CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty.

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The intruder was holding a dagger with an ornate hilt, resembling this police sketch, left, and the intruder was also armed with what turned out to be a prop gun, right, made by Brixia. (BCSO images)

The CBS “48 Hours” crew has followed the investigation for several months and has offered to help the investigation by seeking the help of the community.

The hour titled “Who Killed Amy Gellert?” aired at 10 p.m. Saturday night on WKMG Channel 6, the Orlando CBS affiliate.

The program used Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to reach the public with details about the program.

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The “48 Hours” team talked to viewers during the telecast on Saturday night via Twitter and Facebook.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 321-633-8413, or Email at MajorCrimes@bcso.us

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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