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Police find decomposed body in Miami Gardens canal

Shallow depth of field image taken of yellow law enforcement line with police car and lights in the background.
Shallow depth of field image taken of yellow law enforcement line with police car and lights in the background. Getty Images/iStockphoto

Police found a decomposed human body in a Miami Gardens canal on Saturday.

About 4:50 p.m., Miami Gardens Police received an anonymous call referring to a body floating in the canal near Northwest 207th Street and 15th Avenue. Miami-Dade Police underwater-recovery officers responded to the scene and helped remove the body, which was then transported to the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office for a post-mortem examination.

Police could not identify the race or gender of the body. Officers are investigating the incident.

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