• Call reporting screams leads to discovery of bloody man, dead wife in Brevard home

    By: Sarah Wilson


    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - When Brevard County deputies responded to a report of a person screaming at a home Tuesday near Cocoa, they found a man covered in blood and a dead woman.

    Brevard deputies arrested Justin Orr, 32, and charged him with the murder of his wife, Samantha Orr, 32.

    They said Justin Orr was bloody when they arrived at the home before 3 p.m. on Iris Street and Samantha Orr was already dead inside the home.

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    Deputies said an autopsy of Samantha Orr will be completed Wednesday.

    Justin Orr denied the allegations during a court hearing Wednesday.

    He is being held at the Brevard County Jail without bail on a second-degree murder charge.

    No other details regarding the investigation have been released.

    Samantha Orr
    Samantha Orr
    Brevard County Sheriff's Office

    Anyone with information regarding the case is urged to call the Brevard County Sheriff's Office homicide unit at 321-633-8413 or CrimeLine at 800-423-8477.

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