Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Murder On Merritt Island

UPDATE: Merritt Island Murder Suspect Arrested 



MERRITT ISLAND, Florida -- The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation into the murder of 21-year-old, Evander Tinsley in the Tropical Manor Apartment Section 8 Housing complex located at 1165 Jordan Road on Merritt Island, Florida. 


The autopsy was completed today and the Medical Examiner has determined the manner of death as homicide. Full autopsy results will not be available for at least 6 to 8 weeks.


Investigators are still in the process of interviewing potential witnesses and following up on multiple leads. The investigation is ongoing and further updates will occur as new information becomes available.


Anyone with information about this homicide is urged to call either 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 are eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest.


For more information concerning this investigation, please contact Lt. Tod Goodyear by pager through the Sheriff’s Communications (321) 633-7162.