Rockledge – Man’s body left along Rockledge road; death happened elsewhere

A man’s body was found on the side of a residential road Thursday morning in Rockledge, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said.


The body was found on Sharon Lane near Shepard Drive. 

Deputies said the man’s death is suspicious

Investigators combed the area for hours, searching the road and a nearby canal for clues.

“Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that the death occurred at another location and the male was brought to Sharon Lane and placed on the side of the roadway,” a news release said.

The body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office, where an autopsy will be performed.

The name of the man has not been released, pending next of kin notification, deputies said