Brevard Sheriff’s Agents Conducting Death Investigation Connected to Suspected Drug-Related Robbery
By Space Coast Daily // July 5, 2020
BCSO: 'incident was not random and the decedent was the specific target of an alleged drug-related robbery'
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred in the area of San Sebastian Way in Rockledge after a citizen reported finding a man deceased inside a vehicle.
According to Brevard County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tod Goodyear, the investigation began Saturday, July 4 at approximately 7 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was informed of the discovery.
“The preliminary investigation has determined that the incident was not random and the decedent was the specific target of an alleged drug-related robbery,” said Goodyear.
“Agents and crime scene investigators are continuing the investigation to determine the circumstances related to this incident.”
The Sheriff’s Office had not yet released the name of the victim to allow the family the opportunity to make notifications. The victim was transported to the Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be conducted.
Anyone who may have information about this death investigation is asked to please call Agent Wendy Wheeler of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office 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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