Upon detectives arrival last eveing as well as an investigator from the Medical Examiner’s office it was determined the female found deceased was a victim of a homicide.
After further investigation detectives identified the suspect responsible for the homicide asRobert Murray, DOB: 11/25/1964. Murray was located and arrested for First Degree Murder and Armed Burglary of a Dwelling. He is currently going through the booking process at the PBC Jail.
Robert Murray and the victim are known to each other. The victim’s name is being withheld due to family’s enaction of Marsy’s Law.
Murray will attend first appearance on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
September 14, 2020
Time: 9:20 pm
Location: Century Village, West Palm Beach
Deputies responded to a welfare check at an apartment located in Century Village, West Palm Beach. Upon arrival, deputies peered through the window and noticed a female lying on the floor. Concerned for her safety deputies entered the residence and found the female deceased.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division just arrived on scene to investigate this incident as a suspicious death.
We are in the very preliminary stages of this investigation.
More information will be released when it becomes available.
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