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Body found floating offshore Port Everglades

A local fisherman discovered a body floating approximately four miles off shore near Port Everglades Saturday morning. Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the unidentified white male.

The fisherman spotted the body at 9:20 a.m. and notified the U.S. Coast Guard. The USCG and BSO’s Marine Unit responded to the location. Members of BSO’s Marine Unit recovered the body and transported the deceased to the U.S. Coast Guard station at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park.

The body was later taken to the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death. BSO investigators are also working to identify the dead man since no identification was found on the body.

Anyone with information on this death investigation is asked to call BSO Homicide Det. Efrain Torres at (or call Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (954) 493-TIPS or online at

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Sep 11 2010. Filed under Broward County, Crime, Fort Lauderdale, Latest news, Local news. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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