Homicide Victim Identified in Melbourne

Melbourne police investigating homicide.
Melbourne police investigating homicide.

MELBOURNE, Florida – At approximately 3 a.m. on May 28, 2018, the Melbourne Police Department received a complaint of multiple shots fired in the 3900 block of Mount Carmel Ln.

About 30 minutes later, another caller reported a male subject lying on the ground who was possibly a gunshot victim.

Melbourne Police arrived on scene and discovered a man, deceased.

The victim was identified as Peter Jonathon Charles Okoye, 32.

The Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the shooting as a homicide investigation and are seeking to identify the person or persons responsible for the incident.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of the Melbourne Police Department at (321) 608-8477 or Crime Line at 1-800-423-8477.

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Scott Lee travels between Brevard County and Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Lee also writes for Sebastian Daily covering Vero Beach and Florida news. Currently, he covers Palm Bay, West Melbourne, and the Melbourne area.
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