UPDATE: Brevard County Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Suspect in Murder of Four People in Canaveral Groves
By Space Coast Daily // March 2, 2023
Sheriff Wayne Ivey: 'tragic, isolated incident'
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation where four victims were found dead inside a residence on Alan Shephard Avenue in Canaveral Groves.
SHERIFF IVEY: Domenico Gigante’s criminal record includes domestic violence, assault and animal cruelty – and dates back to 2005
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 36-year-old Domenico Gigante of Rockledge for the murder of four people at a residence on Alan Shephard Avenue in Canaveral Groves. Gigante was taken into custody this afternoon after an arrest warrant was signed by Judge David Koenig, charging him with four counts of First Degree Premeditated Murder.
He is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on a No Bond status.
“The decedents are identified as 63-year-old Glenda Terwilliger, 36-year-old Michael Watson, 35-year-old Constance Terwilliger and 15-year-old Kiara Terwilliger, who were all living at the residence at the time of the incident,” said Brevard County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tod Goodyear.
“The investigation began early this morning, after the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call advising that four people had been shot at the residence. The caller advised that he was contacted by a minor child, who also lived at the residence.”
Goodyear said the caller responded to the residence, where he found the decedents, as well as two minor children, who were not injured.
Deputies responded and confirmed the deaths. The two minor children are currently in the process of being reunited with other family members.
The investigation has determined that Gigante had a previous relationship with Constance and is the father of Kiara.
Evidence collected during the investigation revealed that Gigante left his residence on Wednesday, at approximately 1 a.m., and traveled to the victim’s residence, where he broke into the house and shot the victims. Gigante then left the victim’s residence and returned home.
Anyone with information about Domenico Gigante is asked to please call Agent Bruce Connors of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8400.