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Brevard County man accused of fatally shooting wife during argument

Suspect faces second-degree murder charge

Julius Perry, right, is accused of fatally shooting his wife,  Rachael Emond.
Julius Perry, right, is accused of fatally shooting his wife, Rachael Emond. (Brevard County Sheriff's Office)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man fatally shot his wife during an argument at a home in unincorporated Cocoa early Friday morning, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they were called to a home on Walter Street around 4:15 a.m. and found 35-year-old Rachael Emond dead as a result of a gunshot wound.

Records show she and her husband, 32-year-old Julius Perry, were arguing when the fight escalated and he grabbed a gun and shot her.

Perry was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by convicted felon. He’s being held at the Brevard County Jail without bond.


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