Man Arrested in Connection to Death of Woman Found in Gifford

Marcus Javon Rosier
Marcus Javon Rosier

The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Saturday evening in connection to the death of a woman found in a Gifford area canal.

Detectives arrested Marcus Rosier, 37, on three felony charges of tampering with evidence, two counts of abuse of a dead body, and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon.

No murder charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.

Rosier knew the victim, Maria Guadalupe Romo, 33, who was found in a canal in the area of 28th Avenue near 41st Street on Friday.

Rosier is being booked into the county jail.

No further information is available for release at this time.


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