Broward County

Body washes ashore on Fort Lauderdale Beach

A body washed ashore Friday morning on Fort Lauderdale beach, police said.

Beach goers made the grisly discovery about 11 a.m. in the area of 1700 S. Ocean Lane, according to fire rescue.

A spokesman for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said crews responded, but the person was already dead.

Police then took over the investigation.

No other details were immediately available.

Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.