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Update: Boca officer found dead by roommate

Reporter: John Bachman

Update: It's not what you expect to hear on a 911 call. When a rookie Boca Raton police officer was found dead, not only was his roommate emotional on the phone, so was the emergency dispatcher.

Without confirmation, we can't tell for sure, but if take a listen, you'll hear what sounds like the police dispatcher is crying as the call came in reporting the death of Edwardo Martin Velazquez.

"My roommates a Boca Raton cop, and I just found him dead." Those are the words spoken by Delray Beach Police Officer Michael Brown on a 911 call.

"Is he in the apartment no?" asks one dispatcher.

Brown answers back, "Yeah, I'm outside waiting because I don't want to go back in the f***ing apartment."

That call came in just before 6 p.m. Sunday.

Brown is clearly shaken about finding his roommate, rookie Boca Police Officer Edwardo Martin Velazquez dead in the apartment they shared.

"Are you positive he's deceased?" asked one dispatcher.

In the call Brown says, "I, you know, I looked for like two seconds, but I'm pretty sure."

The dispatcher asks, "Do you see blood? Do you know what happened?"

Brown answers, "No I have no idea. I'm not going in there. I don't want to disturb no crime scene or anything."

Eduardo Velazquez was just 22 years old and had been a police officer for only three months.  Last week, he was placed on leave after he was accused of rape.

Velazquez, while off duty, broke up a fight between two women at his apartment complex.  Police say one of those women voluntarily went back to Velazquez place. He told police the sex was consensual.

It is still to early to know if and how the rape accusation played into Velazquez death. What is clear in the news of his death stirred up strong emotions of one of the emergency dispatchers.

Another dispatcher gets on the line, and you can clearly hear her crying while she asks, "Was the door locked?"

"Yeah," says Brown, "And I kind of kicked it open because I haven't seen him in a while."

Police say Velazquez had no visible signs of trauma.

We called the Boca Police Department to see if we could find out more about the dispatchers relationship to Velazquez; however, we didn't hear back.

No matter the relationship, Velazquez death as you heard, clearly upsetting.

Previously: Police in Boca Raton are investigating a suspicious death of one of their own. Eduardo, a Boca Raton officer, was found dead Sunday in his room by his roommate.

There are no signs of trauma. The cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner.

He was under investigation for sexual battery.

He's been a Boca Raton police officer since February.

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