Police have identified the woman who was found Thursday floating in Biscayne Bay as Caridad Rodriguez. She had turned 41 on Oct.10.
A couple fishing on the north side of the Julia Tuttle Causeway spotted the body and called police at about 9:30a.m.
Miami officers on Friday would not confirm earlier reports that the body had a bullet wound.
Miami Fire-Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll said on Thursday that first responders noticed “trauma to the body.”
Miami police are asking anyone with information about the death to call their homicide unit at 305-603-6350. Or, to remain anonymous, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471- TIPS (8477).
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