UPDATE: Two Men Found Dead Inside Port St. John Residence ID’d, Declared A Homicide Investigation
By Space Coast Daily // June 21, 2017
residence near 6900 block of Ackerman Avenue
ABOVE VIDEO: Cmdr. Dan Singleton of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office gives an update on the two men found dead inside a Port St. John home.
**UPDATE**BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two men found dead inside a Port St. John residence as 35-year-old Jospeh Watt and 35-year-old Michael Johnson Jr., both from Merritt Island.
Investigators are treating the case as a homicide investigation.
“The investigation, to this point, has determined that there were signs of trauma on the bodies that do lead us to believe that it was a homicide,” said Cmdr. Dan Singleton of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
“We do not believe this was a random act of violence. These two individuals were targeted, mainly due to their involvement in drug activity within Brevard County.”
The person who first notified authorities of their disappearance, back on June 16, was identified as Jospeh Watt’s brother.
Post-mortems on the men are scheduled for tomorrow.
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after two men were found dead inside a residence near the 6900 block of Ackerman Avenue in Port St. John.
According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, a person notified BCSO of the two adult individuals who were last seen in the area of Merritt Island on June 16 and were considered missing.
At around 9:16 p.m., yesterday evening, the same individual contacted the Sheriff’s Office advising he had located the dead men at the residence in Port St. John.
Upon arrival, the deputies entered the residence and located the two adult men dead inside.
The identities of the men are being withheld at this time.
This investigation is ongoing as members of the Crime Scene and Homicide Units are still collecting evidence and conducting interviews to determine the circumstances surrounding the deaths.
Anyone who may have information about this Homicide is asked to please call Agent Don Reynolds 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.
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