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Drug Deal Goes Bad In Florida, One Dead And Another Person In Cuffs: Sherifff

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Source: MEGA; Brevard County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 28 2022, Published 3:02 p.m. ET

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A drug deal in Florida turned bad as one person ended up dead and the other in cuffs, police said.

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Last week, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in Florida stated it arrested Corey Ward, 27, on charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a firearm. He is being held in jail without bond.

Around 6 p.m. on Aug. 22, deputies responded to a shooting in Mims, Florida, according to the sheriff’s office. When deputies arrived, they found a man who was shot. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The victim was identified as 21-year-old Tommy Leon Brothers.

A short time after the shooting, police stopped a suspected vehicle on I-95. Inside the car, they found Ward.

Investigators said they believe Ward came with two other people to meet Mims and sell drugs, according to the sheriff’s office. A disagreement over the transaction led to the shooting and Ward robbing the victim.

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