Public Tips May Help Solve Brevard Cold Cases

By  //  February 8, 2013

$5,000 Reward Possible

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Investigators from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help in closing a number of unsolved homicide cases.

Some of the cold cases date back to the 1970s and others are more recent.

If you have information about any of these homicides, call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

CRIMELINE callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash award of up to $5,000 for information leading to a murder arrest.

Here’s some facts and photos regarding some of these cold cases:


Steven Gay, Brenda Riley, Franklin Shumaker, Patricia Doyle, Eric Nicoletti, Mark Stewart, Julie Ann Backstrom, William Agee, Charlotte “Amy” Grant, Bennie Carter,Elizabeth Zegzula, Brenda Joyce Fletcher