Cocoa Police Conduct Homicide Investigation After 32-Year-Old Homeless Man Dies
By Space Coast Daily // September 8, 2023
body found westbound side of the Hubert Humphrey bridge in wooded area
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Police are currently working a homicide investigation at they found 32-year-old homeless man in a wooded area in Cocoa.
According to Yvonne Martinez of the Cocoa Police Department, just before 2 a.m. Friday, officers responded to the westbound side of the Hubert Humphrey bridge in a wooded area just north of the roadway after reports of an aggravated battery.
When officers arrived they located a male victim.
The man was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead, Martinez said.
Detectives are currently conducting interviews and gathering evidence.
Additional information is not available for release because the investigation is active. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Central Florida CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
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