An arrest has been made in connection to a suspicious death at the River Palm Hotel Saturday, according to the Melbourne Police Department.
Police have taken into custody Kevin Doswell, a known associate of Michael Dale Sumner, who was found dead at the hotel Saturday, according to police.
Sumner was a resident of the hotel for the past few months, police said.
Police said Sumner shared control of a truck with Doswell, who was found in the vehicle in the parking lot of a Cumberland Farms Store on Sunday, police said.
While being taken into custody, Doswell struck one of the detectives, according to police.
Doswell has been charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle and battery on a law enforcement officer, and is a person of interest in the death of Sumner, according to police.
The investigation is ongoing.