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BODY FOUND IN WATERWAY

BSO Case Number: PB02-03-4971
PIO Number: 02-3-16
Date: March 12, 2002
Time: 1518
Place of Occurrence: canal behind 1010 SE 5 Avenue, Pompano Beach

Victim(s):

  • unidentified male (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

Description of Incident:

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body found floating behind a home in Pompano Beach this afternoon.

A passerby in a small boat made the discovery at about 3:15 p.m. and used his cellular phone to contact 911. Arriving BSO deputies confirmed that a body was floating in a shallow portion of the large canal running behind a house at 1010 SE 5th Avenue in the Cypress Harbor community. BSO Marine Patrol Units and Crime Scene and Homicide detectives responded to investigate the death.

The body appears to be that of a white male and was fully clothed. The Broward Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death following an autopsy.

INVESTIGATORS:
THIS REPORT BY: Det. D. Nicholson, Homicide Jim Leljedal / PIO Sgt. C. Pollaccia, Lt. B. DeRose, Dist. 11 3/12/02 5:30 p.m.

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