August 28, 2018 - Brevard Grand Jury Issues Murder Indictments in Shooting Death of Cocoa Man

Today (Aug 28th) the Brevard County Grand Jury issued murder and robbery indictments in connection with the July 29th, 2018 shooting death of Dimitric Bailey (22), a Cocoa man.

MARKICE HARVEY, (26) was indicted for First Degree Premeditated Murder (CF) and Robbery with a Firearm while Inflicting Death (F1PBL). KENNETH LEVATT JR., (24) and XAVIER TURNER, (22) were indicted for First Degree Felony Murder (CF) and Robbery with  a Firearm (F1PBL).

Cocoa Police discovered Bailey had been shot to death in a car at the end of Vagabond Street at approximately 7:46 pm. Their investigation later revealed that HARVEY, TURNER, and LEVATT JR set out to rob Bailey; however, HARVEY shot and killed the victim during the commission of the crime.

The Grand Jury heard testimony from a Cocoa Police investigator, a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office crime scene investigator,  and the Brevard County Medical examiner before issuing the indictments. All three men were previously arrested and remain in custody at the Brevard County Jail on NO BOND. Their first appearance* is scheduled for Wednesday August 29th, 2018 - 1:30 PM at the jail.

*Defendants may have first appearance waived by the Court without notice.

Todd Brown
Public Information &

(321) 617-7310

Office of the State Attorney
18th Judicial Circuit
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building D
Viera, Fl. 32940


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