Dixie Motel homicide suspect in custody, police say

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018, 3:24 PM EST

The man accused of killing a man at a Cocoa motel has turned himself into law enforcement, according to police.

  • Dixie Motel homicide suspect in custody
  • Joshua Keravouri, 19, turned himself into law enforcement in Georgia
  • He will be extradited to Brevard County  

Joshua Keravouri, 19, was taken into custody Monday morning in Alpharetta, Georgia.

A nationwide manhunt was launched earlier this month for Keravouri after Terry Hilliard, 65, of Ocala was found dead at the Dixie Motel.

According to investigators, Keravouri told an Alpharetta bus driver that he had a warrant and “wanted to turn himself into authorities.”

Keravouri is currently be held in Georgia on grand theft auto charges. Murder charges are pending, according to police.

He will be extradited to Brevard County.