Man performed sex acts on dead wife's body, Brevard deputies say

66-year-old Cocoa man arrested

COCOA, Fla. - A Brevard County man was arrested on two counts of abuse of a human body after, according to investigators, he performed acts that were sexual in nature on his deceased wife. 

According to Brevard County sheriff's investigators, the 66-year-old man's wife passed away Saturday because of medical issues.

Before informing authorities about her death, the husband performed sex acts on the 57-year-old's body, investigators said. 

There isn't any evidence that the man played a role in his wife's death, officials said.

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