The Cocoa Police Department said Marcus Royal, 33, was released from the Brevard County Jail on Saturday morning and within 24 hours had returned to the Cocoa area.
At approximately 8 a.m. Sunday, Royal entered 81-year-old Ethalya Faye Jone’s home on Fiske Boulevard and brutally attacked her and then murdered her.
Officials said Royal tried to use Jones' bank cards in Seminole County and may still be in possession of Jone’s 2010 Ford Fusion, dark green in color with Florida tag N74 4PU. Investigators said he is considered armed and extremely dangerous...
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