Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Police ID Two People Found Dead In Melbourne Apartment

MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Melbourne Police Department is conducting an investigating into the death of two people at the Harvard Apartments in Melbourne, Florida.

At 3:24 p.m. on Monday, Melbourne Police officers responded to 4931 Widener Court to contact 36-year-old Tyrone Johnson and check his well being after a call was received from a concerned friend.

Upon arriving at Johnson’s apartment, officers found him and 38-year-old Beth Jansen of Indialantic, Florida deceased inside.  Police say that both had gunshot wounds and a firearm was located at the scene.   

Detectives are currently investigating this incident, including the relationship between the deceased, and an autopsy is scheduled to be conducted today.

At this point of the investigation, Melbourne Police say they are not looking for any additional suspects and the crime scene is contained to the apartment in which the deceased were located.

If you have any information regarding this incident, police ask that you please call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).