Police are investigating the discovery of a body floating in Key Biscayne

Police are investigating the discovery of a body floating in Key Biscayne

The discovery of a body floating in waters near Key Biscayne led to the launch of an investigation by Miami-Dade Police on Tuesday.

The body was found by a fisherman who was in the area and notified the authorities. According to Local 10 News, the body was adrift near the Crandon Park Marina.

Around 3 p.m. Tuesday, police received a call from someone fishing off Key Biscayne, Miami-Dade Police Spokesman Chris Thomas said.

At this time, the identity of the individual and the causes of death are unknown. According to Thomas, homicide detectives traveled to the scene and are working to clarify the matter.

On Sunday, Lee County authorities made the determination the remains of a man in a boat that sank in Fort Myers during the passage of hurricane ian through Florida, late September last year.

With the finding of the body of James “Denny” Hurst, 72, the county halted a missing persons search for Ian after he was also found in the Ilonka Knes mangroves Tuesday last week. an 82-year-old woman who has been missing since the storm.

She and the navigator were the last two people searched for after their relatives reported them missing.

After Hurricane Ian passed Florida, authorities tightened More than 80 people were killed by the meteor resulting in extensive flooding, devastation to houses, roads and power lines.

For their part, the Cuban Migration Crisis and the growing number of raftsmen venturing onto the Florida coast are also part of the context in which Tuesday’s find of a body floating in the sea, which is currently being investigated by Miami-Dade Police Department, plays a role.

Shipwrecks off the Florida coast have also caused unfortunate scenes Bodies recovered by authorities in the Keys area and other coastal areas of the state.