Miami-Dade County

Police investigating two bodies found Friday

North Miami Beach police are investigating the murder of 19-year-old Christopher Francois, who was found dead in the 1300 block of Northeast 117th Street early Friday morning.
North Miami Beach police are investigating the murder of 19-year-old Christopher Francois, who was found dead in the 1300 block of Northeast 117th Street early Friday morning. North Miami Beach police

Two bodies were found in Miami-Dade on Friday, and police said the killers are on the loose.

North Miami Beach police are investigating the murder of 19-year-old Christopher Francois, who was found dead in the 1300 block of Northeast 177th Street early Friday morning.

NMB police tweeted that detectives will be talking to people in the community this weekend to understand what happened to Francois and why.

The same morning, Miami-Dade Det. Dan Ferrin said that police found a body in northeast Miami-Dade, near Northeast 176th Street and Eighth Place. Police did not say whether the body was of a man or a woman.

“They’re being investigated as separate incidents,” he said. “Whether they’re related, time will tell.”

If you have information about the crimes, call 305-471-TIPS or visit crimestoppersmiami.com

Alex Harris: 305-376-5005, @harrisalexc

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