Body found in Banana River in Brevard County

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was discovered in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island.

The body was discovered by a boater around 5:30 p.m.

The Homicide and Crime Scene units are conducting interviews and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the death, the sheriff’s office said.

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No further information was available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS. All calls to Crimeline are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.

No further information was immediately available.

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